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SubjectRe: PATCH 2.5.4 i810_audio, bttv, working at all.
David S. Miller wrote:

> From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@transmeta.com>
> Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2002 10:30:48 -0800 (PST)
>
> Basic rule: it's up to _other_ architectures to fix drivers that don't
> work for them. Always has been. Because there's no way you can get the
> people who just want to have something working to care.
>
>And if nobody else ends up doing it, you are right it will be people
>like Jeff and myself doing it.
>
>So what we are asking is to allow a few weeks for that and not crap up
>the tree meanwhile. This is so that the cases that need to be
>converted are harder to find.
>
If you try to use them, then they are not hard to find - things just
break for you and you fix tem.
If you are fixing things for the "store" Linus is right that indeed it's
just a waiste of time on your behalf.

>Actually, you're only half right in one regard. Most people I've
>pointed to Documentation/DMA-mapping.txt have responded "Oh, never saw
>that before, that looks easy to do. Thanks I'll fix it up properly
>for you."
>


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