Out of tree drivers [was Re: Larger projects]

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at gmail.com
Thu Oct 18 23:05:18 UTC 2007

On 10/18/07, Greg KH <greg at kroah.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 19, 2007 at 01:13:35AM +0300, Felipe Balbi wrote:
> >
> > I think this is quite interesting... there's a lot of goodies
> > out-of-mainline that should get merged...
> Ok, what others do people know about?  How about we start a list here.
> Here are ones that I know about:
>         comedi
>         speakup
>         acer hotkey driver      http://www.cakey.de/acerhk/
>         acx wireless driver     http://acx100.sourceforge.net/
>         adm8211 wierless driver http://aluminum.sourmilk.net/adm8211/
>         webcam driver           http://mxhaard.free.fr/spca5xx.html
>         ivtv video driver       http://ivtvdriver.org/index.php/Main_Page

ivtv is already merged.

>         kqemu driver            http://fabrice.bellard.free.fr/qemu/
>         omnibook kernel driver  http://sourceforge.net/projects/omnibook
>         panasonic hotkey driver http://www.da-cha.jp/letsnote
>         parallel port hardware  http://www-stud.ims.uni-stuttgart.de/~voegelas/pcf.html
>         another webcam driver   http://qce-ga.sourceforge.net/
>         lirc                    (not going upstream due to developer not
>                                 wanting it there.)
> Anyone know of others?

IR/VFD module popular in HTPCs.
there are patches in the forums to emulate a mouse using the remote as well:


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