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SubjectRe: free tg3 ethernet driver
On Wed, 8 Oct 2008 23:53:30 +0200
Davi Leal <davi@leals.com> wrote:

> We would like to have a tg3 driver which would be accepted as free by the
> FSF's standards.

Well if you want to write new firmware for the device you'll need to
reverse engineer the chip internals or convince Broadcom to document them
for you. I suspect you'll have to get to the point of xraying the
component slice by slice and need a multi-million dollar budget.

Alan


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