Support for drivers in user space
Posted Sep 7, 2006 6:58 UTC (Thu) by flewellyn
Parent article: Support for drivers in user space
This is really not a good idea. If we move drivers out of kernel space, we lose not just
performance, but we lose some of the power of the GPL as a tool to keep the system free. Go
down this road, and we may wind up with a situation where the kernel is free software, but the
drivers for hardware are not. In other words, a non-free system.
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