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Re: Fedora Freedom and linux-libre



On Mon, 2008-06-16 at 16:00 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> jeff wrote:
> > 
> > "We try to always do the right thing, and provide only free and open source
> > software." [1]
> > 
> > It's simply not true and the author of that (Rahul Sundaram I think--he 
> > writes it everywhere else too)
> 
> Sorry. That's not me. Don't blame me unnecessarily. Besides what is the 
> right thing varies depending on the context and is a subjective thing.

In this context, the 'right thing' seems quite clear. Fedora always
requires an initrd anyway, and we gain no benefit by building this
firmware into our kernel when it might as well be loaded from userspace.

Please help by providing more patches to make drivers use
request_firmware() :)

-- 
dwmw2


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