From: Jeff Garzik <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Riley Williams <rhw@MemAlpha.CX>
Cc: Ion Badulescu <email@example.com>,
Shawn Starr <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
email@example.com, Alan Cox <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: Gigabit Intel NIC? - Intel Gigabit Ethernet Pro/1000T
Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2001 17:10:47 -0400 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <3B292857.EE72EBE7@mandrakesoft.com> (raw)
Riley Williams wrote:
> Hi Ion.
> >> Shawn, I'd suggest you tell the said sales guy that IF he can
> >> get you the FULL specs TOGETHER WITH permission to freely
> >> distribute them...
> > Permission to freely distribute the specs isn't necessary,
> > although it is nice indeed. All that's needed is permission to
> > GPL the driver sources written using knowledge from said specs.
> That presupposes that the person they give the specs to is the person
> writing the driver. I don't remember shawn offering to write a driver
> or anything approaching that.
> As I see it, if Shawn has permission to freely distribute the specs,
> he can send a copy to Alan Cox for forwarding to the relevant driver
> developers. However, if he has to sign an NDA to get them, they're
> Alan: Am I right in assuming this?
If you can find specs, I have tested cards and help write a driver...
Jeff Garzik | Andre the Giant has a posse.
Building 1024 |
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2001-06-14 21:11 UTC|newest]
Thread overview: 21+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
2001-06-11 17:37 softirq bugs in pre2 Andrea Arcangeli
2001-06-11 19:09 ` Linus Torvalds
2001-06-11 19:41 ` Andrea Arcangeli
2001-06-11 20:55 ` Alan Cox
2001-06-11 22:42 ` Gigabit Intel NIC? - Intel Gigabit Ethernet Pro/1000T Shawn Starr
2001-06-12 16:34 ` Alan Cox
2001-06-12 17:20 ` Riley Williams
2001-06-13 10:25 ` Ion Badulescu
2001-06-13 12:40 ` Ralf Baechle
2001-06-13 17:07 ` James Sutherland
2001-06-14 20:59 ` Riley Williams
2001-06-14 21:10 ` Jeff Garzik [this message]
2001-06-14 21:14 ` Matthew Jacob
2001-06-14 21:29 ` Alan Cox
2001-06-14 21:52 ` Matthew Dharm
2001-06-14 21:58 ` Alan Cox
2001-06-14 22:03 ` Matthew Jacob
2001-06-15 2:20 ` Shawn Starr
2001-06-12 2:54 ` softirq bugs in pre2 Andrew Morton
2001-06-11 21:58 ` Pavel Machek
[not found] <200106112259.RAA20183@asooo.flowerfire.com>
2001-06-12 0:39 ` Gigabit Intel NIC? - Intel Gigabit Ethernet Pro/1000T Shawn Starr
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