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Old 06-03-2008, 08:43 AM
Bastian Blank
Default Bug#484177: firmware-nonfree: keyspan

On Mon, Jun 02, 2008 at 02:10:08PM -0700, Matt Taggart wrote:
> I'm a little unclear on the license of the keyspan firmware. On
> http://wiki.debian.org/KernelFirmwareLicensing
> it lists a note for all the keyspan stuff of
> "4. redistributable as part of a Linux or other Open Source operating
> system kernel"
> Does that imply that a stand-alone package like firmware-nonfree would be
> unacceptable?

I would interpret it this way.

> B.) have documentation that clearly states the decision (probably on the
> above wiki page, in the firmware-nonfree package, and maybe even have the
> kernel print something when attempting to load those drivers).

This keyspan drivers are currently not included at all in the binary
Linux images.


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