[vdr] future VDR and Net??eiver OEM from Reelmultimedia

Torgeir Veimo torgeir at pobox.com
Sat Jun 30 13:26:47 CEST 2007

On 30 Jun 2007, at 12:17, Anssi Hannula wrote:

> If I understood correctly, you only need proprietary parts for the
> kernel that runs *in* the card. The kernel running on your actual  
> system
> does not need proprietary parts, leaving you free to use a  
> different kernel.

The binary provision for drivers is a bit vague at best When some  
parts of the kernel becomes gpl3, which it might, distributing binary  
drivers for the kernel will no longer be allowed.

Sigma Designs work around this by having their binary parts running  
as user space programs.

Torgeir Veimo
torgeir at pobox.com

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