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    SubjectRe: Gigabit Intel NIC? - Intel Gigabit Ethernet Pro/1000T
    Riley Williams wrote:
    > Hi Ion.
    > >> Shawn, I'd suggest you tell the said sales guy that IF he can
    > >> get you the FULL specs TOGETHER WITH permission to freely
    > >> distribute them...
    > > Permission to freely distribute the specs isn't necessary,
    > > although it is nice indeed. All that's needed is permission to
    > > GPL the driver sources written using knowledge from said specs.
    > That presupposes that the person they give the specs to is the person
    > writing the driver. I don't remember shawn offering to write a driver
    > or anything approaching that.
    > As I see it, if Shawn has permission to freely distribute the specs,
    > he can send a copy to Alan Cox for forwarding to the relevant driver
    > developers. However, if he has to sign an NDA to get them, they're
    > useless...
    > Alan: Am I right in assuming this?

    If you can find specs, I have tested cards and help write a driver...


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