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Re: mobile computers vs. software freedom


From: mForestier
Subject: Re: mobile computers vs. software freedom
Date: Fri, 8 Jun 2012 14:47:02 +0200
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On Fri, Jun 08, 2012 at 02:27:32PM +0700, Ivan Shmakov wrote:
> 
>  > The Lemote laptops, and desktop computers don't use any non-free
>  > software.

I'll add Lemote Yeeloong (I'm use it), fuuloong and Linloong don't use
any non-free hardware too!

> 
>       Indeed.  (Or at least the Wikipedia page seems to confirm it.)
> 
>       Unfortunately, their Web site doesn't seem to be reachable just
>       now, and I cannot check for sure that the GPU's they use have
>       open specs.  (Which is pretty much a prerequisite for having
>       free software video drivers.)
> 

Yes, I confirm I don't go Lemote webpage.
I suppose it's temporaly.
But we can go to:

http://dev.lemote.com/code/linux-loongson-community

I can confirm all Lemote Yeeloong hardware is free, from the
bios-equivalent (pmon) to the wifi-chipset...

Hope this help!

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