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SubjectRe: Device Driver
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On Mon, 16 Oct 2000 14:30:39 +1000, 
"Mike McLeod" <michaelm@platypustechnology.com> wrote:
>The company I work for has developed a new piece of hardware, and we are
>eager to have the drivers for this hardware included as part of the
>Linux kernel. Currently, we have customers who have been using our
>product for a couple of months, and so far we have had no problems. All
>of the code is open except for an image file that is loaded onto the
>card when the driver is installed that handles it's logic. From here,
>how do we begin the process of getting our drivers included into the
>kernel?

You need to generate a patch to add the code into the relevant kernel
directory and update the Makefile accordingly. Since this is messy for
beginners, contact me (kaos@ocs.com.au) off list and I can get you
through it.

ps. Please tell Outlook to send mail to linux-kernel using plain text
instead of quoted printable + HTML, the latter wastes bandwidth
and messes up patches.

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