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Re: [gNewSense-users] firmware development Fwd: convocatoria (pagada) a
Re: [gNewSense-users] firmware development Fwd: convocatoria (pagada) a desarrollo
Sun, 6 Sep 2009 08:19:50 -0700
As you might know, I use only libre software. If I would use semi-
libre software I wouldn't have noticed the following. The wireless
network card of most widespread use in Quito, Ecuador, South America
DLink DWL g 520 - RT61 Wireless LAN PCI Card
It can be installed with kernel linux but its firmware is non-libre.
I need that firmware to be developed as soon as possible and would
like those whom feel capable of doing it (reverse engineering) post
their quote for development. We consider paying different people (if
that is possible) for different parts of the work.
I would also ask to those whom would like to chip in for the payment
of the development put some money in, express so and with how much
money you would like to contribute for the payment of such
development. If nobody destinates a budget, I will asume on my own
the cost entirely but I asume that a small contribution starting
from $1 will be possible for many people.
Have you contacted the folks at linuxwireless.org? Based on  it
appears that they would be willing to work with DLink (assuming that
DLink would be willing to work with them.) Even if not, perhaps you
might find an interested developer (or two or three) willing to take