Subject: Re: support for nForce 430 ethernet
To: Matthias Scheler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Quentin Garnier <email@example.com>
Date: 01/04/2006 17:00:48
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On Wed, Jan 04, 2006 at 03:53:54PM +0000, Matthias Scheler wrote:
> In article <1h8ng08.xk51za1gujylhMfirstname.lastname@example.org>,
> 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?
It can, it's just like ipw and iwi.
Quentin Garnier - email@example.com - cube@NetBSD.org
"When I find the controls, I'll go where I like, I'll know where I want
to be, but maybe for now I'll stay right here on a silent sea."
KT Tunstall, Silent Sea, Eye to the Telescope, 2004.
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