Closed source modules will be banned from kernel?
sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Tue Jul 8 00:47:47 UTC 2008
Antonio Olivares wrote:
> Dear all,
> Closed source kernel drivers would not be allowed to run under new kernels?
> Does this mean that a new nvidia driver would not work anymore :(
> For which kernels would this affect us?
If there was any intention of banning proprietary modules, the statement
would have included such details. As of now, this is merely a position
statement explaining many of the kernel developer's perspective. Vendors
distributing such modules should take note.
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