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    SubjectRe: GPL question: using large contiguous memory in proprietary driver.
    Kaz Kylheku wrote:

    > I have the following question. Suppose that some proprietary driver
    > (otherwise completely clean, based only on non-GPL symbols)

    The fact that it's not using GPL symbols does not actually mean that the
    driver is not a derivative work of the kernel (and thus subject to the GPL).

    > Would it be okay to have a mechanism like this:

    <snip>

    You should probably talk to a lawyer specializing in IP law.

    Chris


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