Re: RFS: crystalhd
On Tuesday 12 October 2010 20:14:35 Paul Wise wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 13, 2010 at 8:14 AM, Andres Mejia <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > This driver is already available in mainline Linux. Check the Linux
> > source tree under 'drivers/staging/crystalhd'. The drivers provided here
> > are updated drivers but have not been submitted for inclusion in Linux
> > yet (but is a work in progress).
> > Upstream recommends using these drivers anyway.
> Hmmm, suboptimal situation.
> Sounds like either 'drivers/staging/crystalhd' needs to be removed
> from Linux or upstream needs to put some effort into getting it out of
> staging and into the mature drivers section.
Ok, so as I said in IRC, upstream is working on getting newer drivers in
mainline Linux. However, they would prefer it if distros were kept in sync
with them in regards to drivers.
So with that said, I'm still looking for someone to review and upload