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Re: HighPoint- GPL Licensed Controller wants To be Include InDebian Distribution

Dear May,

On Mon, 28 Jan 2008, May Hwang wrote:

> Dear Margarita,
> Thanks, please help include our driver in etch-n-half.
> Please find Latest HighPoint Source files in 2.6.24 are located at:
> drivers\scsi\hptiop.c
> drivers\scsi\hptiop.h
> Documentation\scsi\hptiop.txt
> 2.6.24-rc8-mm1 built-in it, you can get it from www.kernel.org.

as linus already merged the driver update.
just commited the patch from latest git into our tree for the
2.6.24 etch+half update kernel:

> FYI, HighPoint do have validation program with most of main vendors in the
> market- Seagate, Western Digital, Hitachi, Supermicro, Tyan, Asus,
> clustersoftware vendor, Storage software vendors, AIC, CI-design and etc. 
> In regards of source package guideline, I will check with my firmware group
> if they have any questions.
> Thanks for the quick response!

thanks for bringing the issue to our attention.
> Best Regards,
> May Hwang
> HighPoint Technologies,Inc.
> Tel:408-240-6118/6112
> Fax-408-942-5800
> www.highpoint-tech.com
> www.hptmac.com
> Distribution Partners: ASI, BellMicro, D&H, Malabs
> "RocketRAID - Terabyte Storage Technologies"

for more information about the debian kernel see
(commit list, team, general docs, ..)

it would be cool if you would test tomorrows sid snapshot builds?
see aboves for the apt lines.

best regards


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