Re: Linksys WRT54G and the GPL

From: Russell King (
Date: Mon Jun 09 2003 - 03:04:06 EST

On Sun, Jun 08, 2003 at 08:47:16PM -0700, Russ Dill wrote:
> While a company including udhcp is a really exciting thing for me, its
> mostly exciting because I get the additional resources of anyone at
> linksys working on the code, and they get a low cost of ownership dhcp
> server. Of course, if they don't send me the code, it doesn't help me at
> all, and I get pissed off.

Exactly the same is true of my EBSA285 BIOS. The "fix" for the situation
that the infringers came up with was to take down the binary download from
their website which allowed me to obtain a binary copy of my code. They
refused to supply source, and to date, I haven't heard anything from the
company concerned.

Russell King (                The developer of ARM Linux

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