Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 28th Oct 2009 14:09 UTC, submitted by Cytor
Hardware, Embedded Systems When Psystar announced it Rebel EFI package, the company was quickly accused of simply taking open source code, repackaging it, and selling it for USD 50. While selling open source code is not a problem, not making the source code available if the license demands it is. Netkas, famous OSX86 hacker, and a Russian site are now claiming they have found the smoking gun.
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RE[6]: Comment by kaiwai
by darknexus on Wed 28th Oct 2009 23:28 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Comment by kaiwai"
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Huh? Why would FreeBSD drivers work in OS X apart, perhaps, from networking drivers? OS X is not FreeBSD though it has borrowed several parts from it such as the networking stack and BSD userland. It doesn't use the FreeBSD kernel however, so unless there's a FreeBSD compatibility layer for all FreeBSD drivers it makes no sense that they would work. They could likely be ported rather easily, but to expect them to just work in OS X is unreasonable.

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