Harald Welte laforge at
Wed Mar 14 16:45:16 CET 2007

On Tue, Mar 13, 2007 at 10:38:38AM -0700, dimitris wrote:
> Intel's laptop-oriented chips have GPL drivers, albeit with binary
> modules - but not *kernel* binary modules.
> The 3945abg driver uses a binary userspace daemon and a binary on-chip
> microcode:

that is already old news.  their new driver uses firmware that doesn't
need the binary-only daemon.

anyway, all intel chipsets are not marketed or sold for the embedded
market, but just for desktop/mobile use.

Also, this is, once again, not a chipset that is suitable for mobile
phones due to size and power constraints.

- Harald Welte <laforge at>         
Software for the world's first truly open Free Software mobile phone

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