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

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Wed Jul 23 17:18:32 CEST 2008

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.

Anyway, you made the intent clear and I won't complain in the future.


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