[linux-audio-dev] Getting out of the software game

Christian Schoenebeck cuse at users.sourceforge.net
Wed Mar 14 15:00:08 UTC 2007

Am Mittwoch, 14. März 2007 15:21 schrieb Lee Revell:
> Binary drivers make the kernel impossible to debug, 

That's an exaggerated statement. I would accept "harder" though. ;)

> and if the kernel 
> devs created such a DBI, vendors would stop releasing open source
> drivers and pretty soon Linux would be no more stable than Windows.
> Why should Linux sacrifice stability just so vendors can keep their
> hardware interfaces secret?

Not Linux' stability might suffer, but what you fear is that its reputation 
could do.


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