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From: Greg KH <>
To: "J.R. Mauro" <>
Cc: Greg KH <>, Moritz Muehlenhoff <>,
Subject: Re: staging: me4000 and relation to other data acquisition devices
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2008 08:23:39 -0700	[thread overview]
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On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 10:25:30AM -0400, J.R. Mauro wrote:
> Ok. I emailed a few of them. The ones I omitted either didn't have a
> clear homepage/maintainer, had already sent a patch to the kernel, or
> explicitly stated no intentions of going into mainline.

Which ones were in the last 2 categories?

> Maybe you could send me the Spreadsheet O' Drivers if you need more help?

Yeah, I think I'll move this to a google docs file or somehow merge it
with the information on the wiki.  Give me a few

> I've also been wondering: should we contact the maintainers of the big
> distros and make them aware of staging and have them work with us to
> get whatever out-of-tree stuff they have more centralized? I don't
> know if it's a good idea, but it could be. And if it is, I have no
> idea where to start.

I've already looked at what the following distros include in their
kernel package:
	- Fedora
	- openSUSE
	- Ubuntu
so I have them on my list, and is where I took a number of the existing
staging drivers from.

If you could poke around other distro's kernels (like Mandrake and any
other you can think of) and find out what they include, that would e


greg k-h

  reply	other threads:[~2008-10-30 15:27 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-10-28 15:49 Shawn Bohrer
2008-10-28 16:34 ` Greg KH
2008-10-28 17:33   ` Randy Dunlap
2008-10-28 18:14     ` Greg KH
2008-10-29 15:12       ` Wolfgang Beiter
2008-10-30  0:02         ` Greg KH
2008-10-29 18:57       ` Moritz Muehlenhoff
2008-10-30  0:37         ` J.R. Mauro
2008-10-30  0:46           ` Richard Holden
2008-10-30  1:42           ` Greg KH
2008-10-30 14:25             ` J.R. Mauro
2008-10-30 15:23               ` Greg KH [this message]
2008-10-30 15:42                 ` J.R. Mauro
2008-10-31 15:00                   ` Greg KH
2008-10-31 15:10                     ` J.R. Mauro
2008-10-30  1:43         ` Greg KH
2008-10-29 17:37   ` Shawn Bohrer
2008-10-30  0:04     ` Greg KH

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