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Re: [gNewSense-users] [RFC] possible blob in linux-ubuntu-modules

From: Eric Padman
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] [RFC] possible blob in linux-ubuntu-modules
Date: Wed, 04 Jun 2008 10:11:57 +1200

On Sat, 2008-05-31 at 14:50 -0500, Ivan Camilo Jimenez Perez wrote:
> Hi,
> First, sorry for the blank message I sent last time, I hit 'send' 
> unintentionally.
> Now, verifying the freedom of the .../ubuntu/wireless/p80211 directory of 
> package linux-ubuntu-modules-2.6.24, I encountered the file p80211wep.c which 
> contains a table of 256 hex values.
> I'd like to know if it qualify as a blob or is something part of the 
> algorithm for the CRC (which the table is for). I guess it's the second.
> The table is in:
> /* Local Static Definitions */
> static const UINT32 wep_crc32_table[256] = {
>        <hex values>
> };
> Thanks,
> Iván Jiménez

Hi Iván,

It's hard to tell. Hopefully someone more knowledgeable about this than
me can help you out some more. Perhaps you would like to contact the
linux-wlan devs mentioned in the file and ask them to explain exactly
what the purpose of this block is and where these values are derived

        * Inquiries regarding the linux-wlan Open Source project can be
        * made directly to:
        * AbsoluteValue Systems Inc.
        * address@hidden
Eric (MentalNotes)

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