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Re: [opensuse] wireless doesn't work in suse 11 RC1
  • From: Cristian Rodríguez <crrodriguez@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 08 Jun 2008 01:43:11 -0400
  • Message-id: <484B716F.5010403@xxxxxxx>
John Andersen escribió:

These could be packaged separately so as safely segregate these
drivers from the GPL.

No, it doesnt matter if they are packaged separately or not, kernel modules are always derived work of the linux kernel, hence, they **must** be released under GPLv2 o compatible licenses.

"Progress is possible only if we train ourselves to think about programs
without thinking of them as pieces of executable code.” - Edsger W. Dijkstra

Cristian Rodríguez R.
Platform/OpenSUSE - Core Services
SUSE LINUX Products GmbH
Research & Development

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