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

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Tue Jul 29 00:54:39 CEST 2008

On 23.07.2008 17:55, Marc Jones wrote:
> 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.

No offense taken. I'm happy the situation is resolved.


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