Re: Binary-only firmware covered by the GPL?

From: John Hasler
Date: Thu Mar 25 2004 - 20:39:00 EST

GOTO Masanori writes:
> But think about: why can we distribute assembler only code in linux
> kernel?

Was it not written in assembler? If so, there is no problem.

> If they insist this source code is GPL, then I think this code is covered
> under GPL at least for this case. If it's GPL, then we can derive the
> newer firmware code from this original ql2100_fw.c freely.

I don't follow you. What source code?
John Hasler
john@xxxxxxxxxx (John Hasler)
Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, WI
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