[U-Boot-Users] Which configuration?
wd at denx.de
Wed May 31 16:07:42 CEST 2006
In message <20060531130723.93100 at gmx.net> you wrote:
> They have introduced a harddisk lock in their newest revision,
> that's why I suppose they will not react in any way to my inquiries.
They have to. It's law.
> As an individual I am not in a position to negotiate either.
You don't have to negotiate. Please just ask. If they don't give you
the full sources, I will take care of it.
> The device itself is not accompanied by any written offer or any other advanced documentation or support.
OK. So they are already violating the GPL.
> The manufacurer's web page is at:
> the product is the hifidelio. The web page is currently down, though.
Indeed. Not a good sign, problably. Do you have any written
information (snail mail address, phone numbers etc.?) [Please send
this to wd at denx.de - no need to bother the list.]
> What I thought to have understood from your and Mr. Roese's mail is
> that with the information at hand nobody will be able to point me to
> a valid configuration?
Right. You would need a detailed documentation of the hardware,
ideally including the schematics, but I guess you don;t get this
easier than the U-Boot sources.
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