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SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] DSFS Network Forensic File System for Linux Patches
Bernd Eckenfels wrote:

>In article <20050901012218.02c79560.diegocg@gmail.com> you wrote:
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>>I mean, nvidia people also use propietary code in the kernel (probably
>>violating the GPL anyway) and don't do such things.
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>The Linux kernel allows binary drivers, you just have to live with a limited
>number of exported symbols and that the kernel is tainted. Which basically
>means nobody sane can help you with corrupted kernel data structures.
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Bernd,

Thanks for the accurate and reasonable response. I object to the use of
the word "tainted". This implies the
binary code is somehow infringing. I would suggest changing the word to
"non-GPL" or "Vendor Supported" since
this is more accurate. Just a suggestion.

Thanks

Jeff

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