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Re: New ISDN driver
- To: Hans Petter Selasky <hselasky_(_at_)_c2i_(_dot_)_net>
- Subject: Re: New ISDN driver
- From: Michael Reifenberger <mike_(_at_)_Reifenberger_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Tue, 16 Aug 2005 19:14:59 +0200 (CEST)
- Cc: freebsd-isdn_(_at_)_freebsd_(_dot_)_org
On Tue, 16 Aug 2005, Hans Petter Selasky wrote:
Well, doesn't "i4l_" indicate that this came from "ISDN4LINUX" ?
If you "cat" all the files in "/sys/i4b" and search for the word "linux" or
"Linux" you will get some hits.
So I suspect that some parts of the drivers in "/sys/i4b/layer1" are
derivatives of Linux. And I have got some hints about that too. So maybe we
should just drop support for some hardware, and stick with the chip-drivers I
have written from scratch ? Else we might end up getting a bad rumor about
stealing code from Linux.
The occurance of [Ll]inux or l_* doesnt imply that these files are from linux.
/sys/compat/linux/* files are stuffed with these letters.
Usually they are for compatibility reasons.
So its not reasonable to suspect any I4B files to be linux tainted.
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