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Old 3rd May 2009
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Originally Posted by BSDfan666 View Post
OpenBSD doesn't use a close source driver for Broadcom devices, the bwi firmware is code that is uploaded & executed by the chipsets internal processor.. not by the kernel.

This terminology confusion is quite common, leading many to believe that OpenBSD ships proprietary drivers.. it certainly does not.

Oh I know that. But I was under the impression that open source drivers for such chipsets are crappy (well not too good anyway) because the official drivers are closed source..thus requiring re-writing/reverse engineering and such.
I know this was the case for ATI until recently anyway.
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