Linux driver for Hilscher CIF cards

Greg KH greg at kroah.com
Thu Aug 28 03:48:36 UTC 2008


On Fri, Jul 25, 2008 at 09:13:31AM +0200, lehrig at t-online.de wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> http://hilscher.com/products_group_pccards.html
> provide hardware to communicate over a lot of fieldbus systems.
> 
> It should fit under:
> http://linuxdriverproject.org/twiki/bin/view/Main/DriversNeeded#Measurement_and_Automation
> 
> They provide a Linux driver under GPL for their hardware.
> But the maintenance could be better.
> 
> For example we had to add support for the PCMCIA version of their cards.
> See thesis:
> http://pvbrowser.de/pvbrowser/doc/ibrin/Master_Thesis.pdf
> 
> I asked David Tsaava 
> DTsaava [at] hilscher.com
> to contact you concerning about your help.
> He is the developer of the linux driver at hilscher and he now has included 
> our PCMCIA part into their driver.
> 
> Currently their driver only supports 32 bit linux.
> And thus i think, it would be best, if you could take over maintenance of the 
> driver.

That would be great, can you point me to where I can download their
latest versions?

> Could you please contact http://hilscher.com ?

Do you have an address I should use?

thanks,

greg k-h



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