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SubjectRe: Free Linux Driver Development!
On Tue, Jan 30, 2007 at 02:45:57PM +0100, Florian Weimer wrote:
> * Greg KH:
> > Yes, that's right, the Linux kernel community is offering all companies
> > free Linux driver development. No longer do you have to suffer through
> > all of the different examples in the Linux Device Driver Kit, or pick
> > through the thousands of example drivers in the Linux kernel source
> > tree trying to determine which one is the closest to what you need to
> > do.
> Very nice spin indeed.
> This reminds of the the utterly broken dl2k network driver (which has
> got interrupt handling problems and doesn't properly synchronize with
> DMA transfers, IIRC). Hardware specs are available, and I guess I
> could even provide a hardware sample, maybe even two. (If the
> community provides driver support, it shouldn't matter if the vendor
> actually supports development.)

Have you tried contacting the network driver developers to work these
issues out?


greg k-h
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