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Re: [News] $100 Wall-Wart Runs GNU/Linux

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____/ Chris Ahlstrom on Wednesday 25 February 2009 18:37 : \____

> After takin' a swig o' grog, Roy Schestowitz belched out
>   this bit o' wisdom:
> 
>> ____/ Chris Ahlstrom on Wednesday 25 February 2009 13:03 : \____
>>
>>> 
>>> Marvell is the group that makes the wireless/mesh hardware for the OLCP's
>>> XO.
>>
>> Yes, and BSD people (Theo de Raadt at least) was never happy about the
                                                 ^^ere

>> choice.
>>
>> http://www.olpcnews.com/hardware/wireless/marvell_driver_data_sheet.html
> 
> I think that stuff's all part of the kernel now, anyway.  That article is
> 2.5 years old.
> 
> I was surprised to see that OLPC would agree to an NDA, though.

Given their latest stance (after the Microsoft slog), that would not be
surprising, but they used to be more informed about freedom.

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