FreeBSD vs Linux

David Kelly dkelly at
Tue Jan 17 16:50:32 PST 2006

On Jan 17, 2006, at 4:31 PM, Dick Davies wrote:

> On 17/01/06, David Kelly <dkelly at> wrote:
>> Someone has an unsupported sound card with a Linux example. All the
>> tough details about the hardware are spelled out in the Linux driver.
>> Plenty of FreeBSD drivers have been ported to Linux and vice versa.
> Danger Will Robinson! The GPL can make Linux -> FreeBSD
> copying^W inspiration very tricksy indeed.

Its a road already traveled. See: /usr/src/sys/gnu/dev/sound/pci/

David Kelly N4HHE, dkelly at
Whom computers would destroy, they must first drive mad.

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