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Date:	Sat, 22 Sep 2012 04:44:18 +0200
From:	Peter Huewe <>
To:	"David S. Miller" <>
Cc:	Peter Korsgaard <>,
	David Daney <>,
	Christian Hohnstaedt <>,,,
	Peter Huewe <>,
Subject: [PATCH] net/phy/bcm87xx: Add MODULE_LICENSE("GPL") to GPL driver

Currently the driver has no MODULE_LICENSE attribute in its source which
results in a kernel taint if I load this:

root@(none):~# modprobe bcm87xx
bcm87xx: module license 'unspecified' taints kernel.

Since the first lines of the source code clearly state:
 * This file is subject to the terms and conditions of the GNU General
 * Public License.  See the file "COPYING" in the main directory of this
 * archive for more details.
I think it's safe to add the MODULE_LICENSE("GPL") macro and thus remove
the kernel taint.

Signed-off-by: Peter Huewe <>
 drivers/net/phy/bcm87xx.c |    2 ++
 1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/net/phy/bcm87xx.c b/drivers/net/phy/bcm87xx.c
index 2346b38..7997895 100644
--- a/drivers/net/phy/bcm87xx.c
+++ b/drivers/net/phy/bcm87xx.c
@@ -229,3 +229,5 @@ static void __exit bcm87xx_exit(void)

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