[PLUG] Linux Kernel To Get Microsoft Code

Arun Khan knura at yahoo.com
Mon Jul 20 21:04:13 PDT 2009


On Tuesday 21 Jul 2009, Raseel Bhagat wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 12:48 AM, Devendra Laulkar <
>

> > From the article :-
> >
> > "In order to provide better support for Linux as a guest OS for
> > Microsoft's Hyper-V virtualization app, Microsoft is contributing
> > 20,000 lines of device driver code to the Linux kernel under the
> > GPL v2 license."
>
> Since this move was well- assisted by Greg Kroah-Hartman himself, it
> looks like a legit move from MS.

FWIW, this is no different from "driver" code contributed by many other 
vendors who want the Linux kernel to support "their" product.

-- 
Arun Khan



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