[SoaS] rt2x00 firmware

Walter Bender walter.bender at gmail.com
Thu Jan 7 09:03:52 EST 2010

2010/1/7 Rubén Rodríguez Pérez <ruben at gnu.org>:
>>> It might be legally OK for Fedora, but it is not free software.
>>> I think you should not distribute or even recommend it.
>> That might well be the case but it is also the case for just about all
>> wireless drivers including the one used in the XO.
> I didn't know the XO required non-free drivers. Where can I find more
> details on this?

I don't recall the details--it has been a while--but as best as I
remember, there was a non-free firmware blob from Marvel that was
loaded on the daughtercard, but the driver on the GNU/Linux side was
free. CJB probably knows for certain.


>> What wireless
>> chipset would you recommend that has a completely open firmware that
>> is also widely available.
> There are several in this list:
> http://www.fsf.org/resources/hw/net/wireless/cards.html
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Walter Bender
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