Subject: Re: FreeBSD FibreChannel support
To: Matthew Jacob <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/04/1999 14:01:27
On Thu, 4 Nov 1999 13:57:24 -0800 
 Matthew Jacob <> wrote:

 > Because what I did was wrong. It should also be removed from OpenBSD.
 > I've had extensive discussions with Theo about this, and the f/w will
 > probably be removed from OpenBSD as soon as the tree unlocks post 2.6.
 > Unless Qlogic agrees to a BSD style licence. So far, they've not been
 > helpful at all.

So, OpenBSD is going to ship software with known bogus license terms?
Someone should report this to Qlogic, Corp. so that they have a change
to defend their intellectual property.

 > I think it's a huge pain, but it really should not have been handled
 > the way I handled it so far.

...especially considering that a fair number of previously happy
Qlogic ISP users now have completely useless boards.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>