[PLUG] [X-Post] [ilugd] linux-libre kernel. fork?

Arun Khan knura at yahoo.com
Wed May 28 04:44:50 PDT 2008


On Wednesday 28 May 2008, sudhanwa Jogalekar wrote:

> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Linux Lingam <linuxlingam at gmail.com>
> Date: Wed, May 28, 2008 at 1:49 AM
> Subject: [ilugd] linux-libre kernel. fork?
> To: The Linux-Delhi mailing list <ilugd at lists.linux-delhi.org>
>
>
> dear all,
>
> dr g nagarjuna of fsfindia.org was in delhi tuesday,
> we met for coffee and chat this late afternoon.
>
> he mentioned 'linux-libre' to me.
> i just discovered this a moment ago,
> so am immediately sharing with all of you:
>
> http://jebba.blagblagblag.org/?p=244
>
> "The official "vanilla" Linux kernel from Linus that gets distributed
> on kernel.org has non-free[1] software in it. "
> click on the above url to discover more,
> and of course, search the web for more, if you wish.


> what do you guys have to say and share about this
> important new development in the saga of the linux kernel?

Fine job removing the drivers/firmware etc.  I looked for a hardware 
compatibility list (HCL) but may have missed it.  The HCL would be a 
great help for us to go shop for a hardware we know will work the 
sanitized "linux-libre" kernel.  

-- Arun Khan




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