at&t unix pc

Dave McGuire mcguire at
Thu Oct 14 18:05:32 CDT 2010

On 10/14/10 7:00 PM, Eric Smith wrote:
>> Yes, the "generic 5380" driver from Linux would likely be a good
>> starting point. It's a completely different driver structure of
>> course, but all the stuff about frobbing the chip would be very useful.
> Be careful, though. The Linux driver is GPL'd, and thus
> license-incompatible with the SYSV kernel. I imagine that the xBSD folks
> probably have some sort of 5380 driver, and it might be better to use
> that as the starting point.

   Ah.  Eh.  I am most decidedly in the mood to completely ignore any 
legalese shovelings lately.  But your point is well-taken.


Dave McGuire
Port Charlotte, FL

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