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SubjectRe: Can't use SYSFS for "Proprietry" driver modules !!!.
Lee Revell wrote:
> On Sat, 2005-03-26 at 10:28 -0800, Greg KH wrote:
>>On Sat, Mar 26, 2005 at 05:52:20PM +0000, Mark Fortescue wrote:
>>>I am writing a "Proprietry" driver module for a "Proprietry" PCI card and
>>>I have found that I can't use SYSFS on Linux-2.6.10.
>>>Why ?.
>>What ever gave you the impression that it was legal to create a
>>"Proprietry" kernel driver for Linux in the first place.
> The fact that Nvidia and ATI get away with it?

I have the nvidia GeForce4 driver: NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-6629-pkg1.

$ ls NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-6629-pkg1/usr/src/nv/
Makefile@* nv-vm.c nv_compiler.h os-agp.c os-registry.c
Makefile.kbuild makefile nv-vm.h nvidia.ko os-agp.h os-registry.o
Makefile.nvidia nv-kernel.o nv-vm.o nvidia.mod.c os-agp.o pat.h
README nv-linux.h nv.c nvidia.mod.o os-interface.c precompiled/ nv-memdbg.h nv.h nvidia.o os-interface.h rmretval.h
gcc-version-check.c nv-misc.h nv.o nvtypes.h os-interface.o

So it seems nvidia has their kernel module `open'. Is it?

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