Fedora 8 ideas

Hans de Goede j.w.r.degoede at hhs.nl
Thu Jun 7 17:44:47 UTC 2007

Jeremy Katz wrote:
> 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.

Fully agreed, but some vendors are notoriously hard to work with.



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