ConnecTec 4in1 Multi-Router - File-, Print- & IP-Cam-Server (pearl.de PE-6644)
laforge at gnumonks.org
Mon May 2 14:42:40 CEST 2005
On Thu, Apr 28, 2005 at 11:26:44AM +0200, Valentin.Hilbig at t-online.de wrote:
> I cannot confirm it, but I think this device is running Linux. It's
> running wuFTPd and does not include the source code, so there is a GPL
> violation, as in the manual there is not even any trace of that this
> device runs GPLled code, there is no written offer to get the code and
> there is nothing in the download section of the distributor (I was
> unable to find the manufacturer).
ConnecTec is probably just a brand of PEARL anyway.
> I don't want to contact parl.de (as a customer) before I can be really
> sure that the device runs GPLled code.
> Note that I am willing to provide a device to somebody in Germany
> (German language, please) to check if this device is indeed running
That would be helpful. Please send it to my address as specified at
http://hmw-consulting.de/contact.html. I would be able to do an
analysis and get it back to you ASAP. If the device contains GPL
licensed components (and is distributed license incompliant) I would do
my own test purchase for evidence anyway.
- Harald Welte <laforge at gnumonks.org> http://gnumonks.org/
"Privacy in residential applications is a desirable marketing option."
(ETSI EN 300 175-7 Ch. A6)
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