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On 2005-03-30, at 01:39, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:

> On Tue, 2005-03-29 at 17:25 -0600, Chris Friesen wrote:
>> Lee Revell wrote:
>>
>>> This is the exact line of reasoning that led to Winmodems.
>>
>> My main issue with winmodems is not so much the software offload, but
>> rather that the vendors don't release full specs.
>>
>> If all winmodem manufacturers released full hardware specs, I doubt
>> people would really complain all that much. There's a fairly large
>> pool
>> of talent available to write drivers once the interfaces are known.
>
> Look at the pile of junk that are most winmodem driver implementations,
> nothing I want to see in the kernel ever. Those things should be in
> userland.

You are joking? Linux IS NOT an RT OS. And well not too long ago you
could
be jailed for example in germany for using not well behaving
communication devices.

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