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SubjectRe: [v4l-dvb-maintainer] [GIT PATCHES] V4L/DVB changes for 2.6.24
Markus Rechberger a écrit :
> On 10/11/07, Linus Torvalds <> wrote:
>> As such, the old and decrepit em28xx driver seems more useful to people,
>> since at least it supports the limited set of hardware on its own.
> it does not since it's broken and feature limited. On the other side

I have a device which works perfectly with it if you add the vendor and
product ID to the list. I don't really call that broken. And it doesn't
need a firmware.

Please think that a lot of persons do not have enough knowledge to
compile out of tree drivers, and that a lot more do not even know about
this out of tree driver.

> it requires a firmware from userspace too so I don't think it matters
> at all if the algorithm is done in kernelspace or userspace since it
> depends on such a blob (and I cannot get the source for that firmware,
> if someone's interested in that he has to disassemble the firmware).

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