Subject: Re: support for nForce 430 ethernet
To: None <tech-pkg@NetBSD.org, tech-kern@NetBSD.org>
From: Matthias Scheler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/04/2006 15:53:54
In article <1h8ng08.xk51za1gujylhMemail@example.com>,
manu@NetBSD.org (Emmanuel Dreyfus) writes:
> It would be nice to have this integrated more tightly in NetBSD. Given
> that the license prohibits reverse engineering the binary driver,
Why is that necessary? The driver interfaces to the nVIDIA binary driver,
it doesn't replace it.
> I guess it cannot be included in the NetBSD kernel like the ath binary
> driver was.
According to http://www.onthenet.com.au/~q/nvnet/ the driver was
integrated into DragonFly BSD and FreeBSD. Why can't it be integrated
into NetBSD, too?
Matthias Scheler http://scheler.de/~matthias/