Fedora 8 ideas

Jeremy Katz katzj at redhat.com
Thu Jun 7 15:22:53 UTC 2007

On Thu, 2007-06-07 at 17:15 +0200, Hans de Goede wrote:
> Bill Nottingham wrote:
> > Goede, J.W.R. de (j.w.r.degoede at hhs.nl) said: 
> >> 2 Firmware buddy
> >> ================
> > 
> > What cards is this useful for that we don't ship firmware
> > for? Anything other than bcm43xx and ralink?

> I originally came to this idea after going through some pain to get my SIL card 
> (prism 2 softmac, driver prism_pci) to work. So add prism cards to that, notice 
> that I bought that card very recently, so those are still in the stores.
> Also aren't there many many ralink + bcm cards, you make it sound like those 
> are rare.

Oh, they're very common.  But I'd rather spend some time trying to work
with the vendors so we can ship the firmware and have it just work.
Going to the network to get the firmware for your wireless card sucks
because you first have to find a network cable :)


More information about the fedora-devel-list mailing list