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SubjectRe: Challenges with doing hardware bring up with Linux first
On Tue 2010-11-30 11:30:18, Luis R. Rodriguez wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 11:26 AM, Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz> wrote:
> > Hi!
> >
> >> >> everything else can be independent code. For ath9k in particular this
> >> >> means we keep ath9k_hw shared between our Operating Systems and that's
> >> >> it. In addition to this I believe opening up the common drivers for
> >> >
> >> > The Linux copy needs to be GPL,
> >>
> >> GPL-Compatible you mean, right. I mean we have ath9k_hw with
> >> permissive licensed files.
> >
> > GPL-compatible is not right word. It has to be either GPL, or so
> > permissive that anyone is allowed to turn it into GPL.
>
> Oh?

Kernel is GPL. Dual BSD/GPL is ok. Just BSD... I don't think so.

/*
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* Permission to use, copy, modify, and/or distribute this software
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* purpose with or without fee is hereby granted, provided that the
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*

...but I need permission to relicense it under GPL, and I'm not sure I
have it.
Pavel

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