[CentOS-devel] LiveCD development

Ned Slider ned at unixmail.co.uk
Wed May 6 12:33:42 UTC 2009


Karanbir Singh wrote:
> Dag Wieers wrote:
>> But my (outside) stance on the LiveCD is that it should give the best 
>> achievable experience possible for people when trying CentOS. To me that 
>> includes adding drivers that are available in other repositories (which 
>> are missing from upstream, including wireless firmware, etc...)
> 
> Sounds good. Are there any legal issues around the wireless firmware 
> files ? If its a case of just talking to the providers of these firmware 
> to get permission - thats something which we could potentially do.
> 

Intel iwl firmwares are licensed as: Redistributable, no modification 
permitted. Upstream redistribute them in one of their channels as do 
rpmforge.



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