[linux-dvb] DVB-T USB Device which doesn't require non-free software

Alex Speed Kjeldsen alex.kjeldsen at gmail.com
Fri Aug 22 08:22:24 CEST 2008


> Alex is concerned about which licenses these drivers and firmwares are released
> under. He is using gNewSense so he clearly cares that they are free as in free beer *and* free
> as in free speech. You say there are two pieces of firmware. Could you clarify (1) which
> files you are talking about, (2) who holds the copyrights and (3) whether the driver 
> and firmware source codes are available and under what licenses.
> 
> Binaries coded in ascii are still binaries.


Thank you Hans for clarifying. This is exactly what I am concerned about.

After a tip on the gNewSense Forum, I think a solution could be this item:

http://linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/TerraTec_Cinergy_T2




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