Re: [PATCH] tg3 driver - make use of binary-only firmware optional

From: walt
Date: Sun Apr 18 2004 - 16:05:17 EST

Andreas Jochens wrote:
The Debian distribution recently removed the tg3 Gigabit Ethernet driver
from its 2.6 kernels because it contains binary-only firmware, i.e. software without source code, which violates the Debian Free Software Guildelines.

I not a kernel developer, but I looked at the tg3 driver and it seemed that it might work even without the firmware parts.

Your patch works fine for me on my ASUA A7V8X with BCM5702 rev2.
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