Building a list of missing firmware (was Re: Fedora 8 ideas)
Hans de Goede
j.w.r.degoede at hhs.nl
Fri Jun 8 16:25:16 UTC 2007
Arthur Pemberton wrote:
> On 6/7/07, Hans de Goede <j.w.r.degoede at hhs.nl> wrote:
>> Leszek Matok wrote:
>> > Dnia 07-06-2007, czw o godzinie 11:06 -0400, Bill Nottingham
>> >> What cards is this useful for that we don't ship firmware
>> >> for? Anything other than bcm43xx and ralink?
>> > For example, there are millions of potential speedtch.ko users here in
>> > Europe.
>> I think we need to build a list of all potential needed / wanted
>> firmware, with
>> URL's where to download it and instructions howto unpack it.
>> We then also need to start contacting the manufacturers asking for
>> redistribution permission.
>> Here is a start of the list with things metioned sofar:
>> sil firmware (for prism and prism_pci)
>> bcm firmware
>> ralink firmware
>> speedtouch firmware
>> alsa firmware
>> I think this is best put in the wiki, but where, maybe a firmware SIG?
> Looks like we have a wiki page here:
I know I created that page today :)
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