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LWN: SFLC: OpenBSD Atheros Driver is Clean

Nov 15, 2006, 16:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John W. Linville)

"It is my pleasure to announce that the SFLC has assisted the ar5k developers in evaluating the development history of Reyk Floeter's OpenBSD reverse-engineered Atheros HAL, ar5k. SFLC's assessment leads to the conclusion that free software developers should not be worried about using/extending ar5k or porting ar5k to other platforms.

"In the past there were serious questions raised and even dire warnings made about ar5k's copyright status..."

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