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

Zack’s Kernel News

Article from Issue 138/2012

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.

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