Closed source modules will be banned from kernel?
olivares14031 at yahoo.com
Mon Jul 7 19:20:43 UTC 2008
--- On Mon, 7/7/08, Rahul Sundaram <sundaram at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
> From: Rahul Sundaram <sundaram at fedoraproject.org>
> Subject: Re: Closed source modules will be banned from kernel?
> To: olivares14031 at yahoo.com, "For users of Fedora" <fedora-list at redhat.com>
> Date: Monday, July 7, 2008, 5:47 PM
> Antonio Olivares wrote:
> > Dear all,
> > Closed source kernel drivers would not be allowed to
> run under new kernels?
> > Does this mean that a new nvidia driver would not work
> anymore :(
> > For which kernels would this affect us?
> If there was any intention of banning proprietary modules,
> the statement
> would have included such details. As of now, this is merely
> a position
> statement explaining many of the kernel developer's
> perspective. Vendors
> distributing such modules should take note.
Thanks, Rahul for clarifying things up. I was unsure of some things and therefore had to ask.
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