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    SubjectRe: GPL only modules [was Re: [GIT PATCH] more Driver core patches for 2.6.19]
    On Thu, Dec 14, 2006 at 02:30:26AM +0100, Grzegorz Kulewski wrote:
    > Hi,
    > I think that...
    > On Wed, 13 Dec 2006, Greg KH wrote:
    > >From: Greg Kroah-Hartmna <>
    > ... (most probably) there...
    > >Subject: Notify non-GPL module loading will be going away in January 2008
    > >
    > >Numerous kernel developers feel that loading non-GPL drivers into the
    > >kernel violates the license of the kernel and their copyright. Because
    > >of this, a one year notice for everyone to address any non-GPL
    > >compatible modules has been set.
    > >
    > >Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
    > ... or (less probably) there...
    > is a typo in your name. :-)

    Heh, thanks. I've also fixed up the wording in the
    feature-removal-schedule.txt file to say:
    What: non-GPL-licensed modules will no longer be loaded.

    The wording I had before was not very easy to understand.

    > PS. Are you _really_ sure you want this change accepted into mainline
    > kernel?

    Yes, I do.


    greg k-h
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