Subject: Adaptec 2xxx drivers
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Michael L. VanLoon <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/14/1995 13:40:52
   Newsgroups: comp.unix.bsd.netbsd.misc

   >     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             Fax:   508 433 5267

If this is true, has anyone looked into it?