GPL Issue and the linux kernel
ward at pong.be
Tue Feb 25 10:58:46 UTC 2003
Alexander Popov writes:
> I reasontly bought a Elitegroup (ECS) laptop distributed with Thiz Linux.
> The distro CDs did not contain the kernel source, so I requested it from
> They refused to give me the code.
> This code is modified by them in order to fully support the hardware
> inside the machine.
> Isn't it illeagal to refuse publishing a GPLed code?
You may want to take this up with the FSF in Boston. They have a guy there
(Dave Turner) who works specifically on (possible) GPL license violations. I
will send you his e-mail address in a private message.
Bye for now,
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