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Re: [opensuse-packaging] Microdia Driver
  • From: Greg KH <gregkh@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 2 Dec 2008 08:31:23 -0800
  • Message-id: <20081202163123.GA18723@xxxxxxx>
On Mon, Dec 01, 2008 at 05:21:53PM +0100, Günther J. Niederwimmer wrote:
Hello Greg,

Am Monday 01 December 2008 16:34:14 schrieb Greg KH:
On Mon, Dec 01, 2008 at 04:24:52PM +0100, Philipp Thomas wrote:
* Günther J. Niederwimmer (gjn@xxxxxxxxxxx) [20081130 19:07]:
I found only one ;)

On closer look you're right :)

I am not a programmer and fail with a new spec file :(.

The spec file isn't the problem but rather that the changes in the
kernel between 2.6.24 and the current 2.6.27 are so substantial, that a
kernel hacker would be needed to adapt the sources.

If someone would point me at the sources, I could work on this...

I can do ;)

Many thanks for your work.


https://groups.google.com/group/microdia/

°git clone http://repo.or.cz/r/microdia.git°

This repo builds just fine for me here, what is the problem that you are
seeing when trying to build this code?

And why is this driver not included in the main kernel tree. I see the
comment, "This is a fork of a..." Why is this not merged back in?

thanks,

greg k-h
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