Subject: Re: Logical Volume Managers
To: None <>
From: Bernd Ernesti <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/24/2000 09:12:50
On Sat Jun 24 03:00:41 2000, Bill Studenmund wrote:
> On Tue, 20 Jun 2000, Christian Limpach wrote:
> > ok, I should have asked:  Is there interest in getting this included in the
> > distribution, licensing issues put aside?  I was/am aware of this issue, but
> > before I try to get this resolved, I want to know if this is wanted at all.
> > I mean, I can live with a GPL'ed LVM on my systems as a local kernel hack,
> > but I think it would be a good thing for NetBSD to have this.
> I think it would be great for it to be somewhere in the system. I'm not
> sure if that's gnu/sys, or in a package. I'd vote gnu/sys.

No, gnu/sys was only there to bring soft updates in our tree, while we knew
that the license changes in a few month (which now happens).

I don't think it was planed to add more gpl drivers via gnu/sys.