[Mageia-dev] Removal of non-free firmware from core section

José Jorge jjorge at free.fr
Mon Nov 7 23:58:00 CET 2011

Le lundi 7 novembre 2011 23:26:19, Anssi Hannula a écrit :
> The most notable examples of affected firmware are
> - ATI/AMD Radeon cards (free driver)
> - Broadcom Tigon3 Gigabit Ethernet
> - Intel PRO/100 Ethernet
> - Matrox G200/G400/G550

I have used Broadcom Tigon3 and ATI/AMD Radeon x700 without firmware, and it 
works basicaly enough to allow users to decide to get the firmware by them 

So I'd say yes it can and should move to non-free, as it is even possible to 
use this hardware without it.

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