[Linux-aus] Linux Kernel Devs Offer Free Driver Development
jsg at goblin.cx
Tue Feb 6 20:38:05 UTC 2007
On Wed, Jan 31, 2007 at 03:44:54PM +1100, James Purser wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-01-31 at 15:29 +1100, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> > <quote who="Phil Hill">
> > > It is most uplifting to see something positive with relation to Linux
> > > Driver Development.
> > Greg was making a very bold and brash "new" announcement about something
> > that has been going on for about 15 years now. It's more of a pointed and
> > humorous hack on should-know-better device manufacturers than something
> > genuinely new and important. :-)
> > - Jeff
> What is new is the NDA stuff though.
No this has been going on for at least a few years now as well, much
to the detriment of people who try to get documentation for things
without having to sign NDAs.
I have a small incomplete list here:
And this does not include companies like Intel who provide
their own Linux driver while not releasing any documentation.
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