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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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