[linux-dvb] Firmware files centralization

matthieu castet castet.matthieu at free.fr
Mon Feb 6 18:56:32 CET 2006


Hi,

Anssi Hannula wrote:
> Now that we're moving to Mercurial, couldn't we centralize the location
> of the available firmware files?
> 
> I'd propose providing all files in http://linuxtv.org/download/firmware/
> There are many files already.
> 
> Could all the fw files from the old CVS
> (<http://linuxtv.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/dvb-kernel/firmware/>) be added
> there?
> 
> In addition to these, there are the dvb-fe-sp8870.fw and
> dvb-fe-nxt2004.fw files which are downloadable only with the
> get_dvb_firmware script. Couldn't these too be provided in
> http://linuxtv.org/download/firmware/?

I wonder if all firmware have a licence that allow to distribute them on 
an external server.

Matthieu



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