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Re: [News] Linux Device Drivers Made Easy

__/ [ Handover Phist ] on Friday 26 May 2006 05:29 \__

> Roy Schestowitz :
>> Driver development kit released for new Linux programmers
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>| Kernel developer Greg Kroah-Hartman announced the release of a Linux
>>| device driver development kit (DDK) on Wednesday, consisting of a CD
>>| image containing everything a device driver author needs in order to
>>| create Linux drivers.
>> `----
> There is a massive amount of coolness coming out of this. I'm currently
> waiting on unionfs compatibility with >2.6.16 for my live distro to come
> out and this sort of thing will make my life easier. That's not to
> mention the lives of my clients. If I can make good money doing this,
> then the developers will too, and that's a promise.

There many examples where money can be made while assisting the community of
users. The larger-scale examples involve contributions from Novell to the
Linux kernel (OSDL). The financial agendas at Intel and IBM has a similar
effect. It's all cumulative.

Best wishes,


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