Subject: Re: Alcatel DSL drivers
To: None <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 03/23/2001 11:46:01
On Fri, 23 Mar 2001 wrote:

> 2/ Their definition of Open is not 100% open AFAIK.  Read
>    the license.  You could probably write a firmware loader
>    and distribute it, but not the firmware, which you'd
>    need to download but you cant because you need the
>    device to get on the internet to get the firmware
>    with ;)  Thats a hypothetical worst case situation
>    though ;))

	Theoretically it should be possible to write something to
	extract the firmware from the Windows disk that ships with
	the device.

		David/absolute		-- No hype required --