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   2             * WHENCE *
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   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: ti_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: ti_usb_3410_5052 -- Multi-Tech USB cell modems
 210
 211File: mts_cdma.fw
 212File: mts_gsm.fw
 213File: mts_edge.fw
 214
 215Licence: "all firmware components are redistributable in binary form"
 216         per support@multitech.com
 217         Copyright (C) 2005 Multi-Tech Systems, Inc.
 218
 219Found in hex form in ftp://ftp.multitech.com/wireless/wireless_linux.zip
 220
 221--------------------------------------------------------------------------
 222
 223Driver: whiteheat -- USB ConnectTech WhiteHEAT serial device
 224
 225File: whiteheat.fw
 226Version: 4.06
 227
 228File: whiteheat_loader.fw
 229File: whiteheat_loader_debug.fw
 230
 231Licence: Allegedly GPLv2, but no source visible. Marked:
 232         Copyright (C) 2000-2002  ConnectTech Inc
 233
 234Debug loader claims the following behaviour:
 235        Port 1 LED flashes when the vend_ax program is running
 236        Port 2 LED flashes when any SETUP command arrives
 237        Port 3 LED flashes when any valid VENDOR request occurs
 238        Port 4 LED flashes when the EXTERNAL RAM DOWNLOAD request occurs
 239
 240Converted from Intel HEX files, used in our binary representation of ihex.
 241
 242--------------------------------------------------------------------------
 243
 244Driver: ip2 -- Computone IntelliPort Plus serial device
 245
 246File: intelliport2.bin
 247
 248Licence: Unknown
 249
 250Found in hex form in kernel source.
 251
 252--------------------------------------------------------------------------
 253
 254Driver: CPiA2 -- cameras based on Vision's CPiA2
 255
 256File: cpia2/stv0672_vp4.bin
 257
 258Licence: Allegedly GPLv2+, but no source visible. Marked:
 259        Copyright (C) 2001 STMicroelectronics, Inc.
 260        Contact:  steve.miller@st.com
 261        Description: This file contains patch data for the CPiA2 (stv0672) VP4.
 262
 263Found in hex form in kernel source.
 264
 265--------------------------------------------------------------------------
 266
 267Driver: DABUSB -- Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB) Receiver for USB and Linux
 268
 269File: dabusb/firmware.fw
 270File: dabusb/bitstream.bin
 271
 272Licence: Distributable
 273
 274 * Copyright (C) 1999 BayCom GmbH
 275 *
 276 * Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
 277 * modification, are permitted provided that redistributions of source
 278 * code retain the above copyright notice and this comment without
 279 * modification.
 280
 281--------------------------------------------------------------------------
 282
 283Driver: USB_VICAM -- USB 3com HomeConnect (aka vicam)
 284
 285File: vicam/firmware.fw
 286
 287Licence: Unknown
 288
 289Found in hex form in kernel source.
 290
 291--------------------------------------------------------------------------
 292
 293Driver: USB_SERIAL_EDGEPORT - USB Inside Out Edgeport Serial Driver
 294
 295File: edgeport/boot.fw
 296File: edgeport/boot2.fw
 297File: edgeport/down.fw
 298File: edgeport/down2.fw
 299
 300Licence: Allegedly GPLv2+, but no source visible. Marked:
 301//**************************************************************
 302//* Edgeport/4 Binary Image
 303//* Generated by HEX2C v1.06
 304//* Copyright (C) 1998 Inside Out Networks, All rights reserved.
 305//**************************************************************
 306
 307Found in hex form in kernel source.
 308
 309--------------------------------------------------------------------------
 310
 311Driver: USB_SERIAL_EDGEPORT_TI - USB Inside Out Edgeport Serial Driver
 312(TI Devices)
 313
 314File: edgeport/down3.bin
 315
 316Licence:
 317//**************************************************************
 318//* Edgeport Binary Image (for TI based products)
 319//* Generated by TIBin2C v2.00 (watchport)
 320//* Copyright (C) 2001 Inside Out Networks, All rights reserved.
 321//**************************************************************
 322
 323Found in hex form in kernel source.
 324
 325--------------------------------------------------------------------------
 326
 327Driver: ATARI_DSP56K - Atari DSP56k support
 328
 329File: dsp56k/bootstrap.bin
 330Source: dsp56k/bootstrap.asm
 331
 332Licence: GPLv2 or later
 333
 334DSP56001 assembler, possibly buildable with a56 from 
 335http://www.zdomain.com/a56.html
 336
 337--------------------------------------------------------------------------
 338
 339Driver: SND_SB16_CSP - Sound Blaster 16/AWE CSP support
 340
 341File: sb16/mulaw_main.csp
 342File: sb16/alaw_main.csp
 343File: sb16/ima_adpcm_init.csp
 344File: sb16/ima_adpcm_playback.csp
 345File: sb16/ima_adpcm_capture.csp
 346
 347Licence: Allegedly GPLv2+, but no source visible. Marked:
 348/*
 349 *  Copyright (c) 1994 Creative Technology Ltd.
 350 *  Microcode files for SB16 Advanced Signal Processor
 351 */
 352
 353Found in hex form in kernel source.
 354
 355--------------------------------------------------------------------------
 356
 357Driver: CASSINI - Sun Cassini
 358
 359File: sun/cassini.bin
 360
 361Licence: Unknown
 362
 363Found in hex form in kernel source.
 364
 365--------------------------------------------------------------------------
 366
 367Driver: cxgb3 - Chelsio Terminator 3 1G/10G Ethernet adapter
 368
 369File: cxgb3/t3b_psram-1.1.0.bin.ihex
 370File: cxgb3/t3c_psram-1.1.0.bin.ihex
 371file: cxgb3/t3fw-7.0.0.bin.ihex
 372
 373License: GPLv2 or OpenIB.org BSD license, no source visible
 374
 375--------------------------------------------------------------------------
 376
 377Driver: e100 -- Intel PRO/100 Ethernet NIC
 378
 379File: e100/d101m_ucode.bin
 380File: e100/d101s_ucode.bin
 381File: e100/d102e_ucode.bin
 382
 383Licence: Unknown
 384
 385Found in hex form in kernel source.
 386
 387--------------------------------------------------------------------------
 388
 389Driver: acenic -- Alteon AceNIC Gigabit Ethernet card
 390
 391File: acenic/tg1.bin
 392File: acenic/tg2.bin
 393
 394Licence: Unknown
 395
 396Found in hex form in kernel source, but source allegedly available at
 397http://alteon.shareable.org/
 398
 399--------------------------------------------------------------------------
 400
 401Driver: tigon3 -- Broadcom Tigon3 based gigabit Ethernet cards
 402
 403File: tigon/tg3.bin
 404File: tigon/tg3_tso.bin
 405File: tigon/tg3_tso5.bin
 406
 407Licence:
 408 * Firmware is:
 409 *      Derived from proprietary unpublished source code,
 410 *      Copyright (C) 2000-2003 Broadcom Corporation.
 411 *
 412 *      Permission is hereby granted for the distribution of this firmware
 413 *      data in hexadecimal or equivalent format, provided this copyright
 414 *      notice is accompanying it.
 415
 416Found in hex form in kernel source.
 417
 418--------------------------------------------------------------------------
 419
 420Driver: ADAPTEC_STARFIRE - Adaptec Starfire/DuraLAN support
 421
 422File: adaptec/starfire_rx.bin
 423File: adaptec/starfire_tx.bin
 424
 425Licence: Allegedly GPLv2, but no source visible.
 426
 427Found in hex form in kernel source, with the following notice:
 428
 429 BECAUSE THE PROGRAM IS LICENSED FREE OF CHARGE IT IS LICENSED "AS IS" AND
 430 THERE IS NO WARRANTY FOR THE PROGRAM, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE
 431 IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTIBILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE
 432 (TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW). USE OF THE PROGRAM IS AT YOUR
 433 OWN RISK. IN NO EVENT WILL ADAPTEC OR ITS LICENSORS BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR
 434 DAMAGES, INCLUDING ANY GENERAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES
 435 ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE PROGRAM.
 436
 437--------------------------------------------------------------------------
 438