Intel Firmware

Pete Graner pgraner at canonical.com
Tue Feb 24 00:19:48 GMT 2009


Pete Graner wrote:
> Zhao, Yingying wrote:
>> Will anyone follow this to add these license files in the package of "linux-firmware"?  
>> I didn't see them in Jaunty Alpha 4 release.
> 
> YingYing, I am in the process of cleaning up the license files, it will
> make it in before we hit beta.
> 
> thanks
> 
> ~pete
> 
>> - Yingying
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: kernel-team-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com [mailto:kernel-team-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com] On Behalf Of Zhao, Yingying
>> Sent: 2009年1月7日 14:03
>> To: Stefan Bader
>> Cc: Ubuntu Kernel Team
>> Subject: RE: Intel Firmware
>>
>> The license file is in the same package associating each firmware.
>> ipw2100:
>> http://ipw2100.sourceforge.net/firmware.php?i_agree_to_the_license=yes&f=ipw2100-fw-1.3.tgz
>>
>> ipw2200:
>> http://ipw2200.sourceforge.net/firmware.php?i_agree_to_the_license=yes&f=ipw2200-fw-3.0.tgz
>>
>> 3945/4965/5000 firmwares:
>> http://www.intellinuxwireless.org/?n=Downloads
>>  
>> -Yingying
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Stefan Bader [mailto:stefan.bader at canonical.com] 
>> Sent: 2009年1月5日 18:29
>> To: Zhao, Yingying
>> Cc: Andy Whitcroft; Ubuntu Kernel Team
>> Subject: Re: Intel Firmware
>>
>> Hi Yingying,
>>
>> can you provide us a link or send an email with the license to use? Then we
>> simply can add this to the package.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Stefan
>>
>> Zhao, Yingying wrote:
>>> We need to release the EULA together with the binary firmware in Ubuntu images to resolve this legal issue. 
>>> Packaging the license files for ipw* and iwl* firmware in the "linux-firmware" is a proper solution.
>>>
>>> - Yingying 
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: kernel-team-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com [mailto:kernel-team-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com] On Behalf Of Andy Whitcroft
>>> Sent: 2009年1月4日 20:02
>>> To: Ubuntu Kernel Team
>>> Subject: Intel Firmware
>>>
>>> In this bug, someone has pointed out that the Intel firmware requires an
>>> EULA that we are not presenting:
>>>
>>>      https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux-firmware/+bug/179139
>>>
>>> I am sure this is under control as we are so closly in touch with Intel.
>>> Does anyone have any background on this?
>>>
>>> -apw
>>>
>>
> 
> 

Yingying, its fixed now and is in -updates

~pete

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