OpenFWWF for Broadcom wireless cards and Linux-libre

Alexandre Oliva lxoliva at
Fri Jun 12 05:38:50 UTC 2009

On Jun  9, 2009, Tomek Chrzczonowicz <chrzczonowicz at> wrote:

> That's what they say on their website. However, when one downloads the
> source from the OpenFWWF website and compiles it, those two files that
> are supposed to be extracted from the non-free driver are created,
> although I am not sure if they work or are just placeholders.

Thanks for the pointer.

AFAICT their source code makes some sense, so I'll leave b43-open
enabled in the upcoming (shortly) 2.6.30-libre.

Alexandre Oliva, freedom fighter
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Be Free! --   FSF Latin America board member
Free Software Evangelist      Red Hat Brazil Compiler Engineer

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