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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/3] Fix rt28{6,7}0sta to use firmware loader
On Tue, Apr 14, 2009 at 01:12:41AM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> On Sun, 2009-04-12 at 19:44 -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> > On Mon, Apr 13, 2009 at 03:33:12AM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> > > Greg,
> > >
> > > The Ralink drivers rt2860sta, rt2870sta and rt3070sta contain non-free
> > > firmware which should be distributed separately.
> >
> > Where is it now distributed? I don't want to break people's machines
> > that were working before this patch is applied.
>
> The canonical source is
> <http://www.ralinktech.com/ralink/Home/Support/Linux.html>

Yes, and that is where I got the code that is in the driver tree that
you are objecting to now :)

> The files are now also in the Debian repository for our firmware-nonfree
> package and in <http://git.decadent.org.uk/git/linux-firmware.git>.
> I've asked David Woodhouse to pull from that into his linux-firmware.git
> so that they get into other distros.

When David pulls it into his tree, and does a release, please let me
know and I'll be glad to accept your patch. Until then, I can't accept
this patch as it would break people's machines that were previously
working.

thanks,

greg k-h


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