|Subject:||Re: ipw2100: firmware problem|
|From:||"David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>|
|Date:||Wed, 08 Jun 2005 12:54:19 -0700 (PDT)|
|Cc:||jketreno@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, vda@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, pavel@xxxxxx, jgarzik@xxxxxxxxx, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx, linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, ipw2100-admin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx|
|References:||<42A7268D.9020402@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> <20050608.124332.85408883.davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> <20050608194902.GK876@xxxxxxxxxx>|
From: Dave Jones <davej@xxxxxxxxxx> Date: Wed, 8 Jun 2005 15:49:02 -0400 > FWIW, I agree, though the licensing of the Intel firmware > prevents that iirc. The biggest problem I face with this driver > in Fedora kernels is users mismatching firmware rev with the > driver version. Another problem that disappears if the two > are shipped together. Yep, this license definitely hurts users, in many many ways. If this kind of external firmware requirement existed for a popular SCSI controller, more people would be up in arms about this and understand the issue more clearly.
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