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SubjectRe: [GIT PATCH] more Driver core patches for 2.6.19
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On Thu, 2006-12-14 at 10:56 +0100, Hans-Jürgen Koch wrote:
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> A small German manufacturer produces high-end AD converter cards. He sells
> 100 pieces per year, only in Germany and only with Windows drivers. He would
> now like to make his cards work with Linux. He has two driver programmers
> with little experience in writing Linux kernel drivers. What do you tell him?
> Write a large kernel module from scratch? Completely rewrite his code
> because it uses floating point arithmetics?

Find a Linux kernel guru/company and pay him/them for
-) an evaluation if it is "better" (for whatever better means) to port
the driver
or write it from scratch and
-) do the better thing.

Bernd
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