[Consortium] Free Linux Driver Development

Ivica Ico Bukvic ico at vt.edu
Tue Feb 13 12:21:18 EST 2007

If such volunteers will come forth to see this initiative through,
Linuxaudio.org will gladly offer support/resources.

Best wishes,


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jack O'Quin [mailto:jack.oquin at gmail.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, February 13, 2007 11:53 AM
> To: Ivica Ico Bukvic
> Cc: jaromil; consortium at lists.linuxaudio.org
> Subject: Re: [Consortium] Free Linux Driver Development
> On 2/13/07, Ivica Ico Bukvic <ico at vt.edu> wrote:
> > I personally think that we cannot make that offer since I do not have
> either
> > manpower nor institutional backing to see this through. Before this
> could be
> > even remotely possible we need:
> >
> > 1) incorporation of the consortium, so that we can be considered a
> > registered entity
> > 2) commitment from people capable of tackling such a task
> There are probably a number of LAD programmers with the interest,
> expertise and time to develop hardware drivers.
> Perhaps the consortium could serve as a focal point to provide
> collective credibility with the kernel developers and with the
> hardware vendors.  Start out with one or two test cases: match
> up willing vendors with interested developers.  Shepherd the
> process through with the kernel developers.  Etc.
> --
>  joq

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