[arch-dev-public] Kernel 4.11 status
ike.devolder at gmail.com
Thu May 11 11:52:06 UTC 2017
On Wed, May 10, 2017 at 10:04:03PM +0200, Jelle van der Waa wrote:
> On 05/05/17 at 06:58am, Jan Alexander Steffens via arch-dev-public wrote:
> > On Fri, May 5, 2017 at 8:29 AM Tobias Powalowski via arch-dev-public <
> > arch-dev-public at archlinux.org> wrote:
> > > Problematic with 4.11, license needs to be patched I don't think this is
> > > legal.
> > > http://rglinuxtech.com/?p=1935
> > We could patch the kernel to make the needed symbols non-GPL instead. That
> > at least sounds less problematic (IANAL).
> There is a patch for 4.12 to undo the change from GregKH. 
>  https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/d557d1b58b3546bab2c5bc2d624c5709840e6b10.patch
> Jelle van der Waa
That patch is in the queue for 4.11.1 too, so once 4.11.1 lands the
nvidia driver should build as expected. I'm going to test later today if
everything builds fine with this patch applied.
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