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   2             * WHENCE *
   3             **********
   4
   5This file attempts to document the origin and licensing information,
   6if known, for each piece of firmware distributed for use with the Linux
   7kernel.
   8
   9--------------------------------------------------------------------------
  10
  11Driver: korg1212 -- Korg 1212 IO audio device
  12
  13File: korg/k1212.dsp
  14
  15Licence: Unknown
  16
  17Found in alsa-firmware package in hex form; no licensing information.
  18
  19--------------------------------------------------------------------------
  20
  21Driver: maestro3 -- ESS Allegro Maestro3 audio device
  22
  23File: ess/maestro3_assp_kernel.fw
  24File: ess/maestro3_assp_minisrc.fw
  25
  26Licence: Unknown
  27
  28Found in alsa-firmware package in hex form with a comment claiming to
  29be GPLv2+, but without source -- and with another comment saying "ESS
  30drops binary dsp code images on our heads, but we don't get to see
  31specs on the dsp."
  32
  33--------------------------------------------------------------------------
  34
  35Driver: ymfpci -- Yamaha YMF724/740/744/754 audio devices
  36
  37File: yamaha/ds1_ctrl.fw
  38File: yamaha/ds1_dsp.fw
  39File: yamaha/ds1e_ctrl.fw
  40
  41Licence: Unknown
  42
  43Found alsa-firmware package in hex form, with the following comment:
  44   Copyright (c) 1997-1999 Yamaha Corporation. All Rights Reserved.
  45
  46--------------------------------------------------------------------------
  47
  48Driver: smctr -- SMC ISA/MCA Token Ring adapter
  49
  50File: tr_smctr.bin
  51Info: MCT.BIN v6.3C1 03/01/95
  52
  53Original licence info:
  54
  55 * This firmware is licensed to you strictly for use in conjunction
  56 * with the use of SMC TokenRing adapters. There is no waranty
  57 * expressed or implied about its fitness for any purpose.
  58
  59--------------------------------------------------------------------------
  60
  61Driver: kaweth -- USB KLSI KL5USB101-based Ethernet device
  62
  63File: kaweth/new_code.bin
  64File: kaweth/new_code_fix.bin
  65File: kaweth/trigger_code.bin
  66File: kaweth/trigger_code_fix.bin
  67
  68Licence: Unknown
  69
  70Found in hex form in the kernel source.
  71
  72--------------------------------------------------------------------------
  73
  74Driver: ttusb-budget -- Technotrend/Hauppauge Nova-USB devices
  75
  76File: ttusb-budget/dspbootcode.bin
  77
  78Licence: Unknown
  79
  80Found in hex form in the kernel source.
  81
  82--------------------------------------------------------------------------
  83
  84Driver: keyspan -- USB Keyspan USA-xxx serial device
  85
  86File: keyspan/mpr.fw
  87File: keyspan/usa18x.fw
  88File: keyspan/usa19.fw
  89File: keyspan/usa19qi.fw
  90File: keyspan/usa19qw.fw
  91File: keyspan/usa19w.fw
  92File: keyspan/usa28.fw
  93File: keyspan/usa28xa.fw
  94File: keyspan/usa28xb.fw
  95File: keyspan/usa28x.fw
  96File: keyspan/usa49w.fw
  97File: keyspan/usa49wlc.fw
  98
  99Converted from Intel HEX files, used in our binary representation of ihex.
 100
 101Original licence information:
 102
 103                Copyright (C) 1999-2001
 104                Keyspan, A division of InnoSys Incorporated ("Keyspan")
 105
 106        as an unpublished work. This notice does not imply unrestricted or
 107        public access to the source code from which this firmware image is
 108        derived.  Except as noted below this firmware image may not be
 109        reproduced, used, sold or transferred to any third party without
 110        Keyspan's prior written consent.  All Rights Reserved.
 111
 112        Permission is hereby granted for the distribution of this firmware
 113        image as part of a Linux or other Open Source operating system kernel
 114        in text or binary form as required.
 115
 116        This firmware may not be modified and may only be used with
 117        Keyspan hardware.  Distribution and/or Modification of the
 118        keyspan.c driver which includes this firmware, in whole or in
 119        part, requires the inclusion of this statement."
 120
 121--------------------------------------------------------------------------
 122
 123Driver: keyspan_pda -- USB Keyspan PDA single-port serial device
 124
 125File: keyspan_pda/keyspan_pda.fw
 126Source: keyspan_pda/keyspan_pda.S
 127
 128File: keyspan_pda/xircom_pgs.fw
 129Source: keyspan_pda/xircom_pgs.S
 130
 131Licence: GPLv2+
 132
 133Compiled from original 8051 source into Intel HEX, used in our binary ihex form.
 134
 135--------------------------------------------------------------------------
 136
 137Driver: emi26 -- EMI 2|6 USB Audio interface
 138
 139File: emi26/bitstream.fw
 140Info: VERSION=1.1.1.131 DATE=2001dec06
 141
 142File: emi26/firmware.fw
 143Info: VERSION=1.0.2.916 DATE=12.02.2002
 144
 145File: emi26/loader.fw
 146
 147Converted from Intel HEX files, used in our binary representation of ihex.
 148
 149Original licence information:
 150/*
 151 * This firmware is for the Emagic EMI 2|6 Audio Interface
 152 *
 153 * The firmware contained herein is Copyright (c) 1999-2002 Emagic
 154 * as an unpublished work. This notice does not imply unrestricted
 155 * or public access to this firmware which is a trade secret of Emagic,
 156 * and which may not be reproduced, used, sold or transferred to
 157 * any third party without Emagic's written consent. All Rights Reserved.
 158 *
 159 * Permission is hereby granted for the distribution of this firmware
 160 * image as part of a Linux or other Open Source operating system kernel
 161 * in text or binary form as required.
 162 *
 163 * This firmware may not be modified and may only be used with the
 164 * Emagic EMI 2|6 Audio Interface. Distribution and/or Modification of
 165 * any driver which includes this firmware, in whole or in part,
 166 * requires the inclusion of this statement.
 167 */
 168
 169--------------------------------------------------------------------------
 170
 171Driver: emi62 -- EMI 6|2m USB Audio interface
 172
 173File: emi62/bitstream.fw
 174Info: VERSION=1.0.0.191 DATE= 2002oct28
 175
 176File: emi62/loader.fw
 177Source: EMILOAD.HEX
 178Info: VERSION=1.0.2.002 DATE=10.01.2002
 179
 180File: emi62/midi.fw
 181Source: EMI62MFW.HEX
 182Info: VERSION=1.04.062 DATE=16.10.2002
 183
 184File: emi62/spdif.fw
 185Source: EMI62SFW.HEX
 186Info: VERSION=1.04.062 DATE=16.10.2002
 187
 188Converted from Intel HEX files, used in our binary representation of ihex.
 189
 190Original licence information: None
 191
 192--------------------------------------------------------------------------
 193
 194Driver: tu_usb_3410_5052 -- USB TI 3410/5052 serial device
 195
 196File: ti_3410.fw
 197Info: firmware 9/10/04 FW3410_Special_StartWdogOnStartPort
 198
 199File: ti_5052.fw
 200Info: firmware 9/18/04
 201
 202Licence: Allegedly GPLv2+, but no source visible. Marked:
 203         Copyright (C) 2004 Texas Instruments
 204
 205Found in hex form in kernel source.
 206
 207--------------------------------------------------------------------------
 208
 209Driver: whiteheat -- USB ConnectTech WhiteHEAT serial device
 210
 211File: whiteheat.fw
 212Version: 4.06
 213
 214File: whiteheat_loader.fw
 215File: whiteheat_loader_debug.fw
 216
 217Licence: Allegedly GPLv2, but no source visible. Marked:
 218         Copyright (C) 2000-2002  ConnectTech Inc
 219
 220Debug loader claims the following behaviour:
 221        Port 1 LED flashes when the vend_ax program is running
 222        Port 2 LED flashes when any SETUP command arrives
 223        Port 3 LED flashes when any valid VENDOR request occurs
 224        Port 4 LED flashes when the EXTERNAL RAM DOWNLOAD request occurs
 225
 226Converted from Intel HEX files, used in our binary representation of ihex.
 227
 228--------------------------------------------------------------------------
 229
 230Driver: ip2 -- Computone IntelliPort Plus serial device
 231
 232File: intelliport2.bin
 233
 234Licence: Unknown
 235
 236Found in hex form in kernel source.
 237
 238--------------------------------------------------------------------------
 239
 240Driver: CPiA2 -- cameras based on Vision's CPiA2
 241
 242File: cpia2/stv0672_vp4.bin
 243
 244Licence: Allegedly GPLv2+, but no source visible. Marked:
 245        Copyright (C) 2001 STMicroelectronics, Inc.
 246        Contact:  steve.miller@st.com
 247        Description: This file contains patch data for the CPiA2 (stv0672) VP4.
 248
 249Found in hex form in kernel source.
 250
 251--------------------------------------------------------------------------
 252
 253Driver: DABUSB -- Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB) Receiver for USB and Linux
 254
 255File: dabusb/firmware.fw
 256File: dabusb/bitstream.bin
 257
 258Licence: Distributable
 259
 260 * Copyright (C) 1999 BayCom GmbH
 261 *
 262 * Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
 263 * modification, are permitted provided that redistributions of source
 264 * code retain the above copyright notice and this comment without
 265 * modification.
 266
 267--------------------------------------------------------------------------
 268
 269Driver: USB_VICAM -- USB 3com HomeConnect (aka vicam)
 270
 271File: vicam/firmware.fw
 272
 273Licence: Unknown
 274
 275Found in hex form in kernel source.
 276
 277--------------------------------------------------------------------------
 278
 279Driver: USB_SERIAL_EDGEPORT - USB Inside Out Edgeport Serial Driver
 280
 281File: edgeport/boot.fw
 282File: edgeport/boot2.fw
 283File: edgeport/down.fw
 284File: edgeport/down2.fw
 285
 286Licence: Allegedly GPLv2+, but no source visible. Marked:
 287//**************************************************************
 288//* Edgeport/4 Binary Image
 289//* Generated by HEX2C v1.06
 290//* Copyright (C) 1998 Inside Out Networks, All rights reserved.
 291//**************************************************************
 292
 293Found in hex form in kernel source.
 294
 295--------------------------------------------------------------------------
 296
 297Driver: USB_SERIAL_EDGEPORT_TI - USB Inside Out Edgeport Serial Driver
 298(TI Devices)
 299
 300File: edgeport/down3.bin
 301
 302Licence:
 303//**************************************************************
 304//* Edgeport Binary Image (for TI based products)
 305//* Generated by TIBin2C v2.00 (watchport)
 306//* Copyright (C) 2001 Inside Out Networks, All rights reserved.
 307//**************************************************************
 308
 309Found in hex form in kernel source.
 310
 311--------------------------------------------------------------------------
 312
 313Driver: ATARI_DSP56K - Atari DSP56k support
 314
 315File: dsp56k/bootstrap.bin
 316Source: dsp56k/bootstrap.asm
 317
 318Licence: GPLv2 or later
 319
 320DSP56001 assembler, possibly buildable with a56 from 
 321http://www.zdomain.com/a56.html
 322
 323--------------------------------------------------------------------------
 324
 325Driver: SND_SB16_CSP - Sound Blaster 16/AWE CSP support
 326
 327File: sb16/mulaw_main.csp
 328File: sb16/alaw_main.csp
 329File: sb16/ima_adpcm_init.csp
 330File: sb16/ima_adpcm_playback.csp
 331File: sb16/ima_adpcm_capture.csp
 332
 333Licence: Allegedly GPLv2+, but no source visible. Marked:
 334/*
 335 *  Copyright (c) 1994 Creative Technology Ltd.
 336 *  Microcode files for SB16 Advanced Signal Processor
 337 */
 338
 339Found in hex form in kernel source.
 340
 341--------------------------------------------------------------------------
 342
 343Driver: CASSINI - Sun Cassini
 344
 345File: sun/cassini.bin
 346
 347Licence: Unknown
 348
 349Found in hex form in kernel source.
 350
 351--------------------------------------------------------------------------
 352