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    SubjectRe: Drivers for selfmade hardware
    On Sun, Jun 29, 2008 at 09:47:52PM +0200, Michael Buesch wrote:
    > I'm wondering what the policy is for selfmade hardware
    > or other hardware where only a few pieces exist. Is it desired
    > to get drivers for this kind of hardware merged upstream into the
    > mainline kernel?
    > I have a tiny driver that can be used to drive a modified
    > Brooktree 8xx based card in 24-port GPIO mode.
    > So the card can be used as a cheap digital PCI GPIO card.
    > This hardware can be built with some soldering skills, a tiny
    > soldering tip and a few hours of free time.
    > So what's the policy? Push to mainline or keep as seperate

    Push to mainline as long as you have a nice enough guide on the web
    somewhere describing how to build it :)

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