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SubjectRe: non-free firmware in kernel modules, aggregation and unclear copyright notice.
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Le jeudi 07 avril 2005 à 10:32 +0200, Olivier Galibert a écrit :
> On Thu, Apr 07, 2005 at 10:17:15AM +0200, Xavier Bestel wrote:
> > Le jeudi 07 avril 2005 à 10:04 +0200, David Schmitt a écrit :
> >
> > > Then I would like to exercise my right under the GPL to aquire the source code
> > > for the firmware (and the required compilers, starting with genfw.c which is
> > > mentioned in acenic_firmware.h) since - as far as I know - firmware is coded
> > > today in VHDL, C or some assembler and the days of hexcoding are long gone.
> >
> > VHDL is a hardware description language. You don't code firmware in
> > VHDL.
>
> If the firmware, or part of it, is uploaded to a fpga you do (or
> Verilog instead of VHDL, same difference).

Oh yes, I was dense.

Xav


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