[linux-elitists] attack of the low-cost ultra-mobile linux boxen

Don Marti dmarti@zgp.org
Mon May 19 13:40:17 PDT 2008


begin Greg KH quotation of Mon, May 19, 2008 at 10:55:02AM -0700:

> Please note, if you want to run a "non-tainted" Linux kernel, that's not
> going to be possible just yet with this device.  It ships with two
> closed source kernel modules (via 3d and broadcom wireless), that are
> much larger than the rest of the whole kernel itself.

Have the contributors to VIA's "open source driver
development portal"
  http://lwn.net/Articles/280411/
gotten connected to the right people upstream?

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Don Marti                    
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dmarti@zgp.org



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