Re: [LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro

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To: Lorenzo Sutton <lorenzofsutton@...>
Cc: <linux-audio-user@...>
Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 7:46 pm

On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 11:23 AM, Lorenzo Sutton
wrote:

Getting wifi drivers for Linux on mac means having to extract the wifi
firmware from the OSX proprietary driver. So, knowing that, it's not
surprising that wifi on a Linux LiveCD will not work for macs. Nobody
is likely to extract all the possible firmwares you would need and
package them with Linux (it might even be illegal to distribute those
binaries that way).

Chuck
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[LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro, Al Thompson, (Tue Oct 30, 4:49 am)
Re: [LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro, Paul Davis, (Tue Oct 30, 1:56 pm)
Re: [LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro, chris kennedy, (Tue Oct 30, 9:19 pm)
Re: [LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro, Moshe Werner, (Wed Oct 31, 7:20 am)
Re: [LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro, Neil, (Wed Oct 31, 2:45 pm)
Re: [LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro, Bob Andres, (Tue Oct 30, 6:50 pm)
Re: [LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro, Lorenzo Sutton, (Tue Oct 30, 4:24 pm)
Re: [LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro, Charles Henry, (Tue Oct 30, 7:46 pm)
Re: [LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro, Al Thompson, (Tue Oct 30, 2:13 pm)
Re: [LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro, Dave Phillips, (Tue Oct 30, 2:01 pm)
Re: [LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro, Paul Davis, (Tue Oct 30, 2:05 pm)
Re: [LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro, chris kennedy, (Tue Oct 30, 6:22 am)
Re: [LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro, chris kennedy, (Tue Oct 30, 6:30 am)
Re: [LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro, Al Thompson, (Tue Oct 30, 6:27 am)