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SubjectRe: [Ext-rt-dev] Re: [ANNOUNCE] Linux 2.6 Real Time Kernel
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From: "Lee Revell" <rlrevell@joe-job.com>
> On Wed, 2004-10-13 at 09:39, Martijn Sipkema wrote:
> > As you are mentioning TimeSys; they are distributing a modified kernel
> > with added realtime features, but do they also make the source available?
> > I know that they used to extend the kernel using a proprietary kernel
> > module; a clear violation of the GPL.
>
> OK, obvious troll, but I'll bite...

Not meant as such.

> How is this any different from what the Nvidia module does?

A module changing the basic functionality of the kernel is IMHO clearly
a derived work; whether things are that clear concerning the Nvidia driver
module is debatable.


--ms

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