LinuxLibre:SCSI QLA FC
Reference at LinuxLibre log
SCSI_QLA_FC - QLogic QLA2XXX Fibre Channel Support drivers/scsi/qla2xxx/qla_gbl.h: disabled non-Free firmware-loading machinery drivers/scsi/qla2xxx/qla_init.c: disabled non-Free firmware-loading machinery drivers/scsi/qla2xxx/qla_os.c: disabled non-Free firmware-loading machinery drivers/scsi/qla2xxx/qla_nx.c: disabled non-Free firmware-loading machinery drivers/scsi/qla2xxx/Kconfig: removed firmware notes drivers/scsi/qla2xxx/qla_os.c: removed blobs
What is the purpose of the device?
8Gb/4Gb Fiber Channel Host Bus Adapter
Who needs it?
How critical it is to get free support for it?
(Is it a very popular device that requires us to prioritize efforts?) Unknown.
What is(are) the processor architecture(s) of this device?
Who is working on a free firmware implementation?
Unknown. Probably nobody.
Links to online documentation
Where are the non-free firmware images made available?
What makes them non-free?
(describe clearly the specific reasons for it being considered non-free)
- Firmware source code is not available.
What else do we know about this device?
(any further info that might help the creation of free firmware for it)
Copyright (c) 2003-2006 QLogic Corporation QLogic Linux Fibre Channel HBA Firmware You may redistribute the hardware specific firmware binary file under the following terms: 1. Redistribution of source code (only if applicable), must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer. 2. Redistribution in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution. 3. The name of QLogic Corporation may not be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software without specific prior written permission REGARDLESS OF WHAT LICENSING MECHANISM IS USED OR APPLICABLE, THIS PROGRAM IS PROVIDED BY QLOGIC CORPORATION "AS IS'' AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHOR BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. USER ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES THAT USE OF THIS PROGRAM WILL NOT CREATE OR GIVE GROUNDS FOR A LICENSE BY IMPLICATION, ESTOPPEL, OR OTHERWISE IN ANY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS (PATENT, COPYRIGHT, TRADE SECRET, MASK WORK, OR OTHER PROPRIETARY RIGHT) EMBODIED IN ANY OTHER QLOGIC HARDWARE OR SOFTWARE EITHER SOLELY OR IN COMBINATION WITH THIS PROGRAM.