Patchwork [4/5] qlcnic: Updated License file

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Submitter Anirban Chakraborty
Date Oct. 28, 2011, 10:57 p.m.
Message ID <1319842636-14936-4-git-send-email-anirban.chakraborty@qlogic.com>
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Anirban Chakraborty - Oct. 28, 2011, 10:57 p.m.
From: Sritej Velaga <sritej.velaga@qlogic.com>

Updated qlcnic's license file.

Signed-off-by: Sritej Velaga <sritej.velaga@qlogic.com>
Signed-off-by: Anirban Chakraborty <anirban.chakraborty@qlogic.com>
---
 Documentation/networking/LICENSE.qlcnic |   51 ++++---------------------------
 1 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 45 deletions(-)

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diff --git a/Documentation/networking/LICENSE.qlcnic b/Documentation/networking/LICENSE.qlcnic
index 29ad4b1..e7fb2c6 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/LICENSE.qlcnic
+++ b/Documentation/networking/LICENSE.qlcnic
@@ -1,61 +1,22 @@ 
-Copyright (c) 2009-2010 QLogic Corporation
+Copyright (c) 2009-2011 QLogic Corporation
 QLogic Linux qlcnic NIC Driver
 
-This program includes a device driver for Linux 2.6 that may be
-distributed with QLogic hardware specific firmware binary file.
 You may modify and redistribute the device driver code under the
 GNU General Public License (a copy of which is attached hereto as
 Exhibit A) published by the Free Software Foundation (version 2).
 
-You may redistribute the hardware specific firmware binary file
-under the following terms:
-
-       1. Redistribution of source code (only if applicable),
-          must retain the above copyright notice, this list of
-          conditions and the following disclaimer.
-
-       2. Redistribution in binary form must reproduce the above
-          copyright notice, this list of conditions and the
-          following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other
-          materials provided with the distribution.
-
-       3. The name of QLogic Corporation may not be used to
-          endorse or promote products derived from this software
-          without specific prior written permission
-
-REGARDLESS OF WHAT LICENSING MECHANISM IS USED OR APPLICABLE,
-THIS PROGRAM IS PROVIDED BY QLOGIC CORPORATION "AS IS'' AND ANY
-EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE
-IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A
-PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHOR
-BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL,
-EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED
-TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE,
-DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON
-ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY,
-OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY
-OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE
-POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
-
-USER ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES THAT USE OF THIS PROGRAM WILL NOT
-CREATE OR GIVE GROUNDS FOR A LICENSE BY IMPLICATION, ESTOPPEL, OR
-OTHERWISE IN ANY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS (PATENT, COPYRIGHT,
-TRADE SECRET, MASK WORK, OR OTHER PROPRIETARY RIGHT) EMBODIED IN
-ANY OTHER QLOGIC HARDWARE OR SOFTWARE EITHER SOLELY OR IN
-COMBINATION WITH THIS PROGRAM.
-
 
 EXHIBIT A
 
-                   GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE
-                      Version 2, June 1991
+		    GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE
+		       Version 2, June 1991
 
  Copyright (C) 1989, 1991 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
  51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA  02110-1301  USA
  Everyone is permitted to copy and distribute verbatim copies
  of this license document, but changing it is not allowed.
 
-                           Preamble
+			    Preamble
 
   The licenses for most software are designed to take away your
 freedom to share and change it.  By contrast, the GNU General Public
@@ -105,7 +66,7 @@  patent must be licensed for everyone's free use or not licensed at all.
   The precise terms and conditions for copying, distribution and
 modification follow.
 
-                   GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE
+		    GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE
    TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR COPYING, DISTRIBUTION AND MODIFICATION
 
   0. This License applies to any program or other work which contains
@@ -304,7 +265,7 @@  make exceptions for this.  Our decision will be guided by the two goals
 of preserving the free status of all derivatives of our free software and
 of promoting the sharing and reuse of software generally.
 
-                           NO WARRANTY
+			    NO WARRANTY
 
   11. BECAUSE THE PROGRAM IS LICENSED FREE OF CHARGE, THERE IS NO WARRANTY
 FOR THE PROGRAM, TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.  EXCEPT WHEN