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Re: d80211 and iwlwifi



On Tue, 2007-02-27 at 19:46 +0000, Richard Hughes wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-02-27 at 12:45 +0100, Matthias Saou wrote:
> > If you need the firmware for that new ipw3945 driver, it's waiting for
> > a review over here :
> > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=230096
> > (which is basically waiting for a final agreement on firmware name
> > space)
> 
> Is there a plan to include the iwlwifi driver in the fedora kernel? It's
> little point having the firmware without the driver IMO.

When Intel submits iwlwifi for the wireless-dev tree, then we'll get the
driver for Fedora.

And note that the firmware won't be included without the driver as one
of the requirements for the redistributable firmware exception is that
it must enable open code which is already shipped to be able to fully
work.

Jeremy


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