[parisc-linux] Can't start X-windows on HP C240 with HP FX4 graphics card ?

Randolph Chung Randolph Chung <randolph@tausq.org>
Tue, 8 Oct 2002 16:37:39 -0700

> > porting the kernel won't help, the X server modules 
> > contain all the important bits. 
> ... and they are not open source, right? Damn.
> And HP is not violating any versions GPL there? Did they build modules
> from scratch?

1. xfree86 does not have a GPL license
2. there have been many precedences for binary-only X drivers.

(I'm not saying this is a good thing, mind you...)

Randolph Chung
Debian GNU/Linux Developer, hppa/ia64 ports