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Re: Adding firmware to FSD

From: Yuchen Pei
Subject: Re: Adding firmware to FSD
Date: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 08:36:56 +1100
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Ron Nazarov <> writes:

On Mon, 2021-10-11 at 20:23 +1100, Yuchen Pei wrote:

Not sure if this has been discussed before, but regarding John's remark, this firmware, together with many others are in the linux-firmware repo[2], which seems to be not part of the kernel, so perhaps it makes sense to add it to FSD:


linux-firmware can't be added the to the FSD because it also contains lots of proprietary firmware such as nvidia firmware, which is under
this proprietary license: <

That's right. Debian has a package firmware-linux-free consisting of some free firmware in linux-firmware, and should be safe to add:


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