>>Would it not be possible with your scheme to package a closed source driver
>>in an open source wrapper driver and then defeat your tainting technique.
>>Is it legally possible to copyright a kind of magic number with a copyright
>>allowing only it's used in open & public source driver ?
> Congratulations, you've just invented the Microsoft HW Labs
> certification procedure with module signing. ;-)
> I can really see it:
> # insmod <module>
> This module <module> is not signed with the Linus Torvalds Hardware
> Certification Labs key.
> Do you want to
> a) insert the module anyway (Errors and Crashes from your kernel will
> not be processed by major kernel developers
> b) not insert the module
> c) search for an alternative driver that is open source, download it,
> compile it and use that instead of <module>
> d) download a skeleton driver to write your own driver
> e) install Microsoft Windows XP
> f) exit
> -> f
LOL, that's the point!
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