moe at blagblagblag.org
Tue Mar 13 18:52:56 CET 2007
Imre Kaloz wrote:
> On Tue, 13 Mar 2007 17:51:00 +0100, Sean Moss-Pultz <sean at openmoko.com>
> Hello Sean,
>> 1) We can't find a WiFi Chipset with GPL'ed drivers -- We know
>> this has been discussed (to death) on this list, but as we're
>> beginning work on the next summer hardware refresh we still can't seem
>> to find a vendor that meets our strict requirements: Namely, we refuse
>> to put anything binary in the kernel.
>> Marvell has some nice for larger devices (the 8388). But we need
>> one specifically for mobile phones (like the 8686). If somebody
>> can help us find the right vendor, we'll give you a free Neo1973.
>> If you're a vendor and want to work with us to GPL your driver, we'll
>> give you lots of business -- and a free phone ;-)
> Atheros AR6K - check http://atheros.com/pt/AR6001Bulletins.htm , and for
> the fully GPL'ed driver and SDIO stack please check
> I hardly think you will find a better alternative ;)
From common_atheros_sdiostack.patch (in sdio-linux tarball):
"Any implementation of the Simplified Specification may require a license from
the SD Card Association or other third parties."
Any insight on "may" in this case?
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