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Old 05-10-04, 09:14 PM   #11
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Default Re: 2.6.5 and "Badness in pci_find_subsys"

Originally Posted by MadEgg
BTW, I read here and there that nVidia's drivers are made up by 90% code from a shared codebase across Windows/Linux/FreeBSD. The remaining 10% is OS-specific. Isn't that the part that IS opensource in the Linux-kernel driver?
No, the open source part of the 'code' is no more than glue to stick the nVIDIA code to the kernel and let them talk back and forth... there is essentially no 'code' for the driver there, it is all closed source.
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