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SubjectRe: Experimental driver for Ricoh Bay1Controller SD Card readers

On Tuesday 13 February 2007 06:47, Pierre Ossman wrote:
> Sascha Sommer wrote:
> > I still consider this driver experimental, but without documentation this
> > is probably not going to change anytime soon.
> > The question is now what I should do with the driver?
> > Is it worth to be included in the kernel? If yes where and against what
> > kernelversion should I send the patch?
> That's up to you. The most important thing for any part of the kernel is
> that it must have a maintainer. So if you are ready to keep the driver
> up to date and handle the support requests that show, then you should
> really submit it.
> Patches should always be sent against the current version of the kernel
> (i.e. git HEAD). Usually the latest packaged release will also do.
> (Note that I haven't had time to review your latest version of the driver)

Yes, I'm going to maintain it. There are still some bugs that need to be fixed
first, though. I also got a mail from someone else how also did some
reverseengineering work for this reader. I'm waiting for his feedback before
I will submit a patch that can be included.



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