Subject: Re: NVIDIA drivers
To: Tld , Quentin Garnier <>
From: Bruno Saverio Delbono <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 11/08/2002 13:57:56
At 09:58 PM 11/8/2002 +0100, Tld wrote:
>Quentin Garnier wrote:
>>Although it seems quite easy (except for the sysctls), since the interface
>>between the kernel and the module is simple and the source is given, the
>>licence included in the source files is clear : they prohibit any non
>>authorized disclosure, use or distribution.
>What about ASKING them if it is possible to try (and eventually use) them 
>under NetBSD?
>I don't think they'll answer "no way".

I think its more involved than that. NetBSD-core may have negotiate with 
them. The porting is usually not the problem but license. The answer from 
Nvidia would depend upon if they think there is business.

My 2 cents.