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Re: How to use NVIDIA Official driver on Fedora



On Wed, 26 May 2004, Paul wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> > While you wait for the kernel to build, send an email to
> > linux-bugs nvidia com and put some more pressure on them to release
> > updated drivers so you don't have to go through this ordeal in the
> > future ;)
> 
> And ask them to make the drivers open source (GPL) rather than the nasty
> way they have them currently.
> 

They can't.  They're constrained by the licenses of third-party modules 
that they include (in hardware or software, I don't know).  If they tried 
to open-source their drivers, they'd be breakng the law.

Ben



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