[arch-dev-public] Kernel 4.11 status
ike.devolder at gmail.com
Thu May 11 14:16:04 UTC 2017
On Thu, May 11, 2017 at 01:52:06PM +0200, Ike Devolder wrote:
> 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.
So with the patch given above or from the 4.11.1 queue  there are no
more issues with the nvidia drivers.
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