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SubjectRe: [openib-general] InfiniBand incompatible with the Linux kernel?
Roland Dreier wrote:
> As for IP, as far as I know, there has been no change to any of the
> bylaws or other members agreements. If there is some specific
> provision that concerns you, please bring it to our attention -- the
> IBTA in general and the IBTA steering committee in general have been
> very supportive of the OpenIB effort. In fact, most of the IBTA
> steering commitee companies (Agilent, HP, IBM, InfiniCon, Intel,
> Mellanox, Sun, Topspin, and Voltaire) have been active participants in
> OpenIB development. I would hope we can resolve any issues relating
> to open source and the Linux kernel.

Read the member agreement :) It -explicitly- does -not- require waiving
of patent claims related to any implementation of IB.

That's different from ATA, SCSI, USB, the list goes on...


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