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This file attempts to document the origin and licensing information,
if known, for each piece of firmware distributed for use with the Linux
kernel.

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Driver: korg1212 -- Korg 1212 IO audio device

File: korg/k1212.dsp

Licence: Unknown

Found in alsa-firmware package in hex form; no licensing information.

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Driver: maestro3 -- ESS Allegro Maestro3 audio device

File: ess/maestro3_assp_kernel.fw
File: ess/maestro3_assp_minisrc.fw

Licence: Unknown

Found in alsa-firmware package in hex form with a comment claiming to
be GPLv2+, but without source -- and with another comment saying "ESS
drops binary dsp code images on our heads, but we don't get to see
specs on the dsp."

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Driver: ymfpci -- Yamaha YMF724/740/744/754 audio devices

File: yamaha/ds1_ctrl.fw
File: yamaha/ds1_dsp.fw
File: yamaha/ds1e_ctrl.fw

Licence: Unknown

Found alsa-firmware package in hex form, with the following comment:
   Copyright (c) 1997-1999 Yamaha Corporation. All Rights Reserved.

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Driver: smctr -- SMC ISA/MCA Token Ring adapter

File: tr_smctr.bin
Info: MCT.BIN v6.3C1 03/01/95

Original licence info:

 * This firmware is licensed to you strictly for use in conjunction
 * with the use of SMC TokenRing adapters. There is no waranty
 * expressed or implied about its fitness for any purpose.

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Driver: kaweth -- USB KLSI KL5USB101-based Ethernet device

File: kaweth/new_code.bin
File: kaweth/new_code_fix.bin
File: kaweth/trigger_code.bin
File: kaweth/trigger_code_fix.bin

Licence: Unknown

Found in hex form in the kernel source.

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Driver: ttusb-budget -- Technotrend/Hauppauge Nova-USB devices

File: ttusb-budget/dspbootcode.bin

Licence: Unknown

Found in hex form in the kernel source.

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Driver: keyspan -- USB Keyspan USA-xxx serial device

File: keyspan/mpr.fw
File: keyspan/usa18x.fw
File: keyspan/usa19.fw
File: keyspan/usa19qi.fw
File: keyspan/usa19qw.fw
File: keyspan/usa19w.fw
File: keyspan/usa28.fw
File: keyspan/usa28xa.fw
File: keyspan/usa28xb.fw
File: keyspan/usa28x.fw
File: keyspan/usa49w.fw
File: keyspan/usa49wlc.fw

Converted from Intel HEX files, used in our binary representation of ihex.

Original licence information:

		Copyright (C) 1999-2001
		Keyspan, A division of InnoSys Incorporated ("Keyspan")

	as an unpublished work. This notice does not imply unrestricted or
	public access to the source code from which this firmware image is
	derived.  Except as noted below this firmware image may not be
	reproduced, used, sold or transferred to any third party without
	Keyspan's prior written consent.  All Rights Reserved.

	Permission is hereby granted for the distribution of this firmware
	image as part of a Linux or other Open Source operating system kernel
	in text or binary form as required.

	This firmware may not be modified and may only be used with
	Keyspan hardware.  Distribution and/or Modification of the
	keyspan.c driver which includes this firmware, in whole or in
	part, requires the inclusion of this statement."

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Driver: keyspan_pda -- USB Keyspan PDA single-port serial device

File: keyspan_pda/keyspan_pda.fw
Source: keyspan_pda/keyspan_pda.S

File: keyspan_pda/xircom_pgs.fw
Source: keyspan_pda/xircom_pgs.S

Licence: GPLv2+

Compiled from original 8051 source into Intel HEX, used in our binary ihex form.

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Driver: emi26 -- EMI 2|6 USB Audio interface

File: emi26/bitstream.fw
Info: VERSION=1.1.1.131 DATE=2001dec06

File: emi26/firmware.fw
Info: VERSION=1.0.2.916 DATE=12.02.2002

File: emi26/loader.fw

Converted from Intel HEX files, used in our binary representation of ihex.

Original licence information:
/*
 * This firmware is for the Emagic EMI 2|6 Audio Interface
 *
 * The firmware contained herein is Copyright (c) 1999-2002 Emagic
 * as an unpublished work. This notice does not imply unrestricted
 * or public access to this firmware which is a trade secret of Emagic,
 * and which may not be reproduced, used, sold or transferred to
 * any third party without Emagic's written consent. All Rights Reserved.
 *
 * Permission is hereby granted for the distribution of this firmware
 * image as part of a Linux or other Open Source operating system kernel
 * in text or binary form as required.
 *
 * This firmware may not be modified and may only be used with the
 * Emagic EMI 2|6 Audio Interface. Distribution and/or Modification of
 * any driver which includes this firmware, in whole or in part,
 * requires the inclusion of this statement.
 */

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Driver: emi62 -- EMI 6|2m USB Audio interface

File: emi62/bitstream.fw
Info: VERSION=1.0.0.191 DATE= 2002oct28

File: emi62/loader.fw
Source: EMILOAD.HEX
Info: VERSION=1.0.2.002 DATE=10.01.2002

File: emi62/midi.fw
Source: EMI62MFW.HEX
Info: VERSION=1.04.062 DATE=16.10.2002

File: emi62/spdif.fw
Source: EMI62SFW.HEX
Info: VERSION=1.04.062 DATE=16.10.2002

Converted from Intel HEX files, used in our binary representation of ihex.

Original licence information: None

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Driver: tu_usb_3410_5052 -- USB TI 3410/5052 serial device

File: ti_3410.fw
Info: firmware 9/10/04 FW3410_Special_StartWdogOnStartPort

File: ti_5052.fw
Info: firmware 9/18/04

Licence: Allegedly GPLv2+, but no source visible. Marked:
	 Copyright (C) 2004 Texas Instruments

Found in hex form in kernel source.

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Driver: whiteheat -- USB ConnectTech WhiteHEAT serial device

File: whiteheat.fw
Version: 4.06

File: whiteheat_loader.fw
File: whiteheat_loader_debug.fw

Licence: Allegedly GPLv2, but no source visible. Marked:
	 Copyright (C) 2000-2002  ConnectTech Inc

Debug loader claims the following behaviour:
	Port 1 LED flashes when the vend_ax program is running
	Port 2 LED flashes when any SETUP command arrives
	Port 3 LED flashes when any valid VENDOR request occurs
	Port 4 LED flashes when the EXTERNAL RAM DOWNLOAD request occurs

Converted from Intel HEX files, used in our binary representation of ihex.

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Driver: ip2 -- Computone IntelliPort Plus serial device

File: intelliport2.bin

Licence: Unknown

Found in hex form in kernel source.

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Driver: CPiA2 -- cameras based on Vision's CPiA2

File: cpia2/stv0672_vp4.bin

Licence: Allegedly GPLv2+, but no source visible. Marked:
	Copyright (C) 2001 STMicroelectronics, Inc.
	Contact:  steve.miller@st.com
	Description: This file contains patch data for the CPiA2 (stv0672) VP4.

Found in hex form in kernel source.

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Driver: DABUSB -- Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB) Receiver for USB and Linux

File: dabusb/firmware.fw
File: dabusb/bitstream.bin

Licence: Distributable

 * Copyright (C) 1999 BayCom GmbH
 *
 * Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
 * modification, are permitted provided that redistributions of source
 * code retain the above copyright notice and this comment without
 * modification.

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