Changes between Version 14 and Version 15 of HardwareInfo/WirelessFirmwares


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Timestamp:
Dec 4, 2009 3:22:14 AM (10 years ago)
Author:
mmadia
Comment:

added some text to b43xx. Aiming to add license information to more firmwares.

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  • HardwareInfo/WirelessFirmwares

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    5454==== b43xx ====
    55 http://linuxwireless.org/en/users/Drivers/b43#device_firmware [[BR]]
     55 * http://linuxwireless.org/en/users/Drivers/b43#device_firmware
     56 * from the above link, "Please note that the firmware from the binary drivers is Copyrighted by Broadcom Corporation and must not be redistributed." and "Because the proprietary driver containing the firmware cannot be included in the distribution, you will need a working connection to the Internet."
     57 * A required tool, 'b43-fwcutter' is GNU GPL V2. HaikuPorts has ported [http://ports.haiku-files.org/browser/haikuports/trunk/net-wireless/b43-fwcutter b43-fwcutter]
     58 * One of the suggested driver downloads, [http://downloads.openwrt.org/sources/broadcom-wl-4.80.53.0.tar.bz2 broadcom-wl-4.80.53.0.tar.bz2] contains a file 'WHERE_FROM' with the contents "From the Linksys WRT350N v1.03.2 GPL release"
     59 * At least some distributions explicitly request acknowledgment from the end user.
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    57 -> Distribution method: post install unmodified download + post download processing + licence warning ?
     61-> Distribution method: post install unmodified download + post download processing + license warning ?
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