Re: Linksys WRT54G and the GPL

From: Marcus Metzler (
Date: Sun Jun 08 2003 - 09:05:26 EST

Dr. David Alan Gilbert writes:
> I suggest taking this slowly; just like no one here would like a bunch
> of lawyers breathing down their necks for something I'm sure their guys
> won't either - and that should probably be a last resort after people
> have tried a few friendlier contacts.
> In the case of busybox I guess they are just using a standard unmodified
> one; so in principal all they really missing is an acknowledgment
> pointing to its home page.
> In the case of the kernel do we know they've actually made any
> modifications at all? Or is it just a standard distribution from
> someone else? Perhaps they've contributed changes back?

Well, there should be a driver for the 802.11g (or is it a) card in
there. The question is whether they did it as a module or not.
It would be nice if the contributed that in any case.


| Dr. Marcus O.C. Metzler        |                                   |
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