Out of tree drivers [was Re: Larger projects]

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at wpkg.org
Fri Oct 19 08:30:13 UTC 2007

Manu Abraham schrieb:
> Greg KH 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
>> 	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?
> http://exaudio.sourceforge.net/
> http://rt2x00.serialmonkey.com/
> http://cdemu.sourceforge.net/
> http://dxr3.sourceforge.net/
> http://rtl8181.sourceforge.net/
> http://vtplayer.sourceforge.net/


Mentioned in "Status report, October 16, 2007":


The list is not that short.
A matrix/table in the wiki could be needed here for each such project 
found (not contacted/contacted; want upstream/doesn't want upstream; 
reverse engineered/have specs; have active maintainer/no active 
maintainer etc.).

Tomasz Chmielewski

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