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    SubjectRe: Flame Linus to a crisp!
    On Mon, 28 Apr 2003, Zack Gilburd wrote:
    > On Mon, 28 Apr 2003 03:35:10 -0700 (PDT)
    > Andre Hedrick <andre@linux-ide.org> wrote:
    >
    > > There is one fundamental problem, and nobody has addressed.
    > >
    > > Who will enforce the GPL over DRM violations?
    > > Since it is a blanket over the entire kernel, and you have formally
    > > (for the most part) have authorized DRM, thus one assumes you are the only
    > > one who can pursue in a court of law.
    >
    > Unless I am missing something, I was hoping for more of a sparse DRM implementation; not a blanket.
    >
    > I was hoping to be able to `modprobe drm` for when I needed to use DRM and likewise `rmmod drm` for when I didn't want it. Maybe I am a little late in this disucssion, but that's just my hopes and whishes.

    Unfortunately that's not going to work, since your DRM module cannot trust the
    kernel it's loaded by.

    Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

    Geert

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