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SubjectRe: Free Linux Driver Development!
On Tue, Jan 30, 2007 at 11:10:20AM -0800, Greg KH wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 30, 2007 at 09:45:50AM -0800, Roland Dreier wrote:
> > And there are plenty of documented devices that no one cares enough
> > about to submit a driver for.
> Any specific examples? I have a long list of people who wish to write
> new drivers but just don't know which hardware is not yet supported.

Wrinting a driver for shiny new hardware is cool.

But understanding and maintaining an already existing driver and working
on bug reports for this driver is something not-so-cool that would be
required in many areas of the kernel.

Would someone from your long list of people e.g. be willing to maintain
drivers/block/floppy.c ?

> thanks,
> greg k-h



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of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
"Only a promise," Lao Er said.
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