Re: [PATCH] staging: sm750fb: update license

From: Sudip Mukherjee
Date: Thu Dec 08 2016 - 17:20:36 EST

On Saturday 26 November 2016 11:02 AM, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
On Sat, Nov 26, 2016 at 09:07:42AM +0000, Sudip Mukherjee wrote:
The driver was actually released with BSD license. It also gained GPL
when it was submitted to be included in the kernel.

Cc: Teddy Wang <>
Cc: gzhou1 <guojian.zhou@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Sudip Mukherjee <sudip.mukherjee@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
drivers/staging/sm750fb/sm750.c | 2 +-
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/staging/sm750fb/sm750.c b/drivers/staging/sm750fb/sm750.c
index 2d22c51..e9632f1 100644
--- a/drivers/staging/sm750fb/sm750.c
+++ b/drivers/staging/sm750fb/sm750.c
@@ -1243,4 +1243,4 @@ static void __exit lynxfb_exit(void)
MODULE_AUTHOR("monk liu <monk.liu@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>");
MODULE_AUTHOR("Sudip Mukherjee <sudip@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>");
MODULE_DESCRIPTION("Frame buffer driver for SM750 chipset");

Should you also update the top of the files that don't say anything
about licenses?

I'll take this patch, but an update for them would also be good.

Sure, I will update the pages with the license text that Teddy sent me and will send you the patch by this weekend.