jeff <moe(a)blagblagblag.org> wrote:
Les Mikesell wrote:
> jeff wrote:
> That would be a reasonable change. How is it done in drivers where
> the firmware has always been known to be non-GPL but
> redistributable? tg3 might be a special case due to its copyright
The firmware hasn't always been known to be non-GPL. It was
distributed for years under the GPL, so it *is* GPL, but they are
violating the GPL by not shipping the source code.
So go sue them for not giving you the source.
Most probably they will just tell you that it was *never* placed under GPL,
that this "GPL distribution" was just a mistake (now fixed).
Have you even looked at tg3.c or it's history?
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