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    SubjectRe: Possible GPL Violation of Linux in Amstrad's E3 Videophone.
    On Sat, Jan 15, 2005 at 01:43:10PM +0000, Jonathan McDowell wrote:
    > On Fri, Jan 07, 2005 at 09:48:52PM +0000, Jonathan McDowell wrote:
    > > On Fri, Oct 01, 2004 at 04:59:44PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
    > > > If anyone has a copy of the emailer source btw (or gets one for review
    > > > so has a download option ;)) then it would be nice to stick it up for
    > > > ftp for all.
    > > No one seems to have done this, and the offer Amstrad makes requires the
    > > sending off of £25 to them to cover admin and distribution costs rather
    > > than allowing a download of it. I did this a few days ago so will
    > > hopefully hear from them in the next week or so.
    > I've now received this.

    Which turns out not to actually be what they're using; what I have
    source for is "2.4.18_mvl30-E3" whereas my E3 has
    "2.4.18_mvl30-ams-delta". Also there's no sign of a dfdblk/MFS-DFD
    driver in the provided source, but the dmesg output of the E3 clearly
    shows such a driver initialising before any filesystem is mounted,
    ruling out the possiblity of it being a module.

    I contacted Amstrad about this over a week ago, but to date haven't had
    a response.


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