[CentOS-devel] LiveCD development

Ned Slider ned at unixmail.co.uk
Wed May 6 21:13:05 UTC 2009


Karanbir Singh wrote:
> Ned Slider wrote:
>> Intel iwl firmwares are licensed as: Redistributable, no modification 
>> permitted. Upstream redistribute them in one of their channels as do 
>> rpmforge.
> 
> is that the only firmware in question here ? whats the real license on
> that package, does it have conflicts being packaged with GPL stuff ?
> 

1. Probably not, but it's the only wireless interface in my machine so I 
provided the information in the hope it might be useful.

2. http://intellinuxwireless.org/?n=Downloads

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3. Packaged or redistributed? Why would you want to package it along 
with anything else? No issue redistributing it on a LiveCD or other 
media though afaics. Only an issue if you want to stay wholly GPL.

The packages are in rpmforge so help yourself. They probably belong in 
Extras anyway (upstream has them in their Supplementary channel).





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