Bug#502665: Binary firmware in kaweth driver
Justification: Policy 2.2.1
The file drivers/net/usb/kawethfw.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.
-- 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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