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Re: Firmware licence question



Dne Thu, 20 Aug 2009 15:51:04 +0400 Pavel Alexeev (aka Pahan-Hubbitus)
napsal(a):
> I very want see this driver in Fedora:
> http://dag.wieers.com/rpm/packages/dkms-tiacx/
> This is free and even packaged, so no problem there...
> May be except what it dkms? But it have not kernel modules (I known
> what it is not permitted) and built automatically on install phase.

It doesn't matter what build mechanism it uses. It's a 3rd party
kernel module, so it won't be included in Fedora.

> But it depend on http://dag.wieers.com/rpm/packages/acx111-firmware/
> and http://dag.wieers.com/rpm/packages/acx100-firmware/ binary
> firmware images.
> 
> So, I want maintain all this packages in Fedora. Main question - it
> is permitted? It will not be blocked as FE-legal?

"License: Unknown" for the firmware is definitely not a good sign.

Michal


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