Package: linux-2.6
Version: 2.6.26-9
Severity: serious
Justification: Policy 2.2.1

The file drivers/usb/serial/whiteheat_fw.h contains machine code
written as C structures/arrays, for which the source code is not
provided. Further, the licence for the firmware is stated to be GPLv2
which does not allow distribution without source code also available.

A patch is available to make this driver use the request_firmware()
API, and I will provide a patch for linux-2.6 shortly.

Ben.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
APT prefers unstable
APT policy: (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.26-1-686 (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=en_GB.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_GB.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash



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