MTD CVS update: 'mtd/kernel nftl.c'
dwmw2 at infradead.org
Wed Jun 7 10:08:13 EDT 2000
Update of /home/cvs/mtd/kernel
In directory infradead.org:/tmp/cvs-serv32712
Added a notice regarding the legal status of the patent issues.
M-Systems have now granted us a licence to use the patented algorithms in
NFTL on DiskOnChip products, so I've stuck in a notice to that effect
which is basically copied from the existing notice in the FTL code.
LEGAL NOTE: The NFTL format is patented by M-Systems. They have
granted a licence for its use with their DiskOnChip products:
"M-Systems grants a royalty-free, non-exclusive license under
any presently existing M-Systems intellectual property rights
necessary for the design and development of NFTL-compatible
drivers, file systems and utilities to use the data formats with,
and solely to support, M-Systems' DiskOnChip products"
A signed copy of this agreement from M-Systems is kept on file by
Red Hat UK Limited. Or it will be as soon as it arrives.
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