[OpenWrt-Devel] lantiq vdsl2
owen at brotherwood.biz
Wed Oct 29 15:11:44 EDT 2014
Hi <nobody in particular>
And the "funny thing is", http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lantiq has links
to OpenWrt giving some false sense of a cool working relationship, that,
apparently, does not exist.
OK, let us say cool in the negative sense from Johns politically correct
I hope the following is "ok":
On 10/29/2014 06:21 PM, John Crispin wrote:
> Hi Daniel,
> i get asked this question regularly. the answer is somewhat complicated
> as wonky licenses are involved.
> here are the plain facts, interpret them yourself please.
> * you are the 4th person to ask this month.
> * the fw blob has a license that prevents us from redistributing it.
> * if i tell people where to get the blob from then i give advise on how
> to break the license (and i don't want to be held accountable)
> * lantiq was very foss friendly between 2009 and 2012. currently there
> is a cold breeze.
> * we have reported this problem to them over years, repeatedly
> * we have been told for years that they are working on a solution
> * we are still waiting
> On 29/10/2014 16:57, John Crispin wrote:
>>> I understood that the vendor is using openwrt as their SDK and claims to be
>>> friendly with us. So how come there no usable fw in owrt and things are
>>> rather chaotic?
>> i hate this question and wish people would stop asking me on a regular
>> basis. before i start a huge rant i will take a couple of hours to think
>> of a politically correct reply.
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