[Desktop_printing] PAPI for CUPS: Volunteers needed!
mike at easysw.com
Wed Jun 28 14:01:25 PDT 2006
Giuseppe Ghibò wrote:
> Michael Sweet wrote:
>>> - from driver point of view, how should be the firmware license
>>> (or the firmware itself) so that it could be BUNDLED with the driver
>>> in a way compatible with the driver/distro open license.
>> The Linux kernel already includes "non-free" but freely distributable
>> firmware files for a variety of devices. When I load FC5 on my
>> laptop, it includes the firmware file I need for my Wifi card.
>> Some of my USB toys also have firmware files for them...
> which specific driver and firmware and wifi card you are talking about?
My main laptop is a Centrino-variety with the ipw2100 wireless
chipset. Prior to FC4 I had to download and install the wireless
drivers by hand...
Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products mike at easysw dot com
Internet Printing and Document Software http://www.easysw.com
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