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Date:	Wed, 14 Feb 2007 23:09:59 -0800
From:	"v j" <>
To:	"Trent Waddington" <>
Cc:	"Neil Brown" <>, "Dave Jones" <>,
Subject: Re: GPL vs non-GPL device drivers

I am well aware of what Greg KHs position is, in fact he is the reason
I started the whole rant. This is only a plea to the "higher
authorities". Linus, please save Linux!


On 2/14/07, Trent Waddington <> wrote:
> On 2/15/07, v j <> wrote:
> > If adding closed drivers to Linux is illegal, I am perfectly fine with
> > that. Just say so. I am not at a dead-end yet, until you make that
> > statement. Once you make that statement, then all bets are off. I am
> > betting that most companies will not even consider Linux as an
> > alternative in the embedded space if this were the case.
> Greg KH has already made that statement.
> half way down, "Closed source Linux kernel modules are illegal".  As
> was said, welcome to 6 months ago.
> Trent
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