Reverse engineering binary firmware

Robert Millan rmh at
Fri Jan 16 22:11:01 UTC 2009

[ Removing RMS as he requested ]

On Fri, Jan 16, 2009 at 04:55:05PM -0500, Richard M Stallman wrote:
> I suggest having a discussion amongst those experts who are interested,
> to choose the high priority reverse engineering targets, and present 
> the final list to me.  I don't need or want to see all of the discussion
> about what to put on that list.

I propose the following, based on perceived popularity:

  - iwlwifi (already split from linux)
  - drivers/char/drm/radeon_microcode.h
  - drivers/net/e100.c

Robert Millan

  The DRM opt-in fallacy: "Your data belongs to us. We will decide when (and
  how) you may access your data; but nobody's threatening your freedom: we
  still allow you to remove your data and not access it at all."

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