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    SubjectRe: Does Adaptec behave in compliance with GPL?

    > I have got Adaptec Serial ATA RAID 1210SA. They bundle a CD with it. The CD
    > contains Linux - the cover says: "The CD will boot into Linux and provide the
    > following menu selections:..."
    > I suspect them not to be compliant with GPL because I didn't find neither Linux
    > kernel sources on the CD nor any "written offer, valid for at least three
    > years, to give any third party [...] source code", nor "Information
    > they received as to the offer to distribute corresponding source code".
    > Also studied the brochure that comes with the adapter. It also doesn't
    > contain anything from the above.
    > I have put the content of the CD on for
    > the sole purpose of evaluating GPL conformance. Put list of the files
    > into not-on-cd-list-of-files to assist searching in the tree.
    > Could you please determine if this is a GPL-infringing behaviour or not?

    It probably is. But polite thing to do would be to ask Adaptec about
    the notice... [Do they have something "interesting" there?]

    When do you have a heart between your knees?
    [Johanka's followup: and *two* hearts?]
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