[coreboot] [patch][v2] AMD Fam10 rev B3 microcode patches

Marc Jones Marc.Jones at amd.com
Wed Jul 23 17:55:04 CEST 2008

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
> On 22.07.2008 20:39, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
>> On 22.07.2008 19:56, Marc Jones wrote:
>>> Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
>>> ...
>>>>> + (c) Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., 2004-2008
>>>>> +
>>>>> + The  enclosed microcode  is intended  to be  used  with AMD
>>>>> + Microprocessors.  You  may   copy,  view  and  install  the
>>>>> + enclosed microcode  only for development  and deployment of
>>>>> + firmware,  BIOS,  or  operating  system code  for  computer
>>>>> + systems   that  contain  AMD   processors.   You   are  not
>>>>> + authorized  to use  the  enclosed microcode  for any  other
>>>>> + purpose.
>>>> I trust that AMD is not going to hunt us down if we check out the
>>>> complete svn tree (copy) with the intent to develop for non-AMD systems.
>>>> Still, the legalese feels a bit weird.
>>> You bring this up every time I update microcode patches. This has been
>>> worked out in the past. The statement seems very straight forward to
>>> me (but I am not a lawyer).
>> I wish to apologize. I can't seem to remember having made a similar
>> statement in the past, but I'm not going to object the inclusion of this
>> code. Go ahead.
> I think I dug up the license objection you're referring to and it was
> made by Stefan.
> http://coreboot.org/pipermail/coreboot/2008-April/033624.html
> Anyway, you made the intent clear and I won't complain in the future.

Seems that I am the one that needs to apologize. I thought you had 
brought this up before. I am sorry for blaming you for something you 
hadn't done.


Marc Jones
Senior Firmware Engineer
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