Subject: Adaptec 2xxx drivers
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Michael L. VanLoon <michaelv@HeadCandy.com>
Date: 05/14/1995 13:40:52
> FreeBSD has a driver. All that is required is that someone
> port the driver to NetBSD.
>But, if you port the FreeBSD (or Linux) driver, you will have to
>maintain it yourself -- it won't be able to go in the true NetBSD
>distribution, since both drivers have GNU-copylefted code in them.
Take a look at the new copyright. John Aycock has released the
sequencer firmware with a BSD-like copyright. You'll find it has
moved in FreeBSD from a gnu directory to /usr/src/sys/dev/aic7xxx.
Peter Dufault Real Time Machine Control and Simulation
HD Associates, Inc. Voice: 508 433 6936
firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: 508 433 5267
If this is true, has anyone looked into it?