Disposition of Binary-Only Modules; Seeking kernel.org Features; Remounting Oddities; PohmelFS Rewritten from Scratch; Device Isolation Groups

Zack’s Kernel News


Chronicler Zack Brown reports on the latest news, views, dilemmas, and developments within the Linux kernel community.

There’s an interesting legal question surrounding the Linux kernel: Are third-party, binaryonly kernel modules a violation of the GNU General Public License? The question has not been settled in court one way or the other, but I imagine it ultimately will be.