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GPL Problem: LiveCD With Closed Source Driver

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GPL Problem: LiveCD With Closed Source Driver

Postby anony » Mon May 22, 2006 10:13 pm

Kororaa LiveCD have a legal problem:
According to the GPL license, it is illegal to put both GPL software and closed source driver (ie NVIDIA, ATI) on the same media.

Is this true?
How to solve this problem?
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Postby JLBlinux » Tue May 23, 2006 6:07 pm

Depends on GPL which they can give them their permission or NOT to do so, Alot of Live CD might have ATI and/or NVIDIA drivers comes, but not all.. :wink:
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