Subject: Re: Bluetooth protocol code
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/13/2005 01:13:13
In article <>,
matthew green  <> wrote:
>is there legal reason that the microcode/firmware can't be in
>the kernel?  or the source tree?  it should only go into
>pkgsrc if it is absolutely necessary (eg, like the intel
>wireless firmware.)  users shouldn't need to install pkgsrc
>to make devices work in the normal case.

microcode with acceptable licenses should stay in the main tree.
We should look into porting the OpenBSD firmware loadng framework.