[linux-dvb] DVB-T USB Device which doesn't require non-free software

Thierry Merle thierry.merle at free.fr
Wed Aug 27 20:38:22 CEST 2008


Alex Speed Kjeldsen a écrit :
>> Alex is concerned about which licenses these drivers and firmwares are released
>> under. He is using gNewSense so he clearly cares that they are free as in free beer *and* free
>> as in free speech. You say there are two pieces of firmware. Could you clarify (1) which
>> files you are talking about, (2) who holds the copyrights and (3) whether the driver 
>> and firmware source codes are available and under what licenses.
>>
>> Binaries coded in ascii are still binaries.
>>     
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> Thank you Hans for clarifying. This is exactly what I am concerned about.
>
> After a tip on the gNewSense Forum, I think a solution could be this item:
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> http://linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/TerraTec_Cinergy_T2
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Right, this device works without firmware loading, I confirm.
This is a good choice for a DVB-T only tuner.

Regards,
Thierry



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