[linux-audio-user] LightScribe and linux

Marc-Olivier Barre mobarre at gmail.com
Sat Dec 2 12:11:38 EST 2006

On 12/2/06, Ross Vandegrift <ross at kallisti.us> wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 02, 2006 at 01:50:08PM +0000, Cesare Marilungo wrote:
> > Again,
> > I know. But I was talkting about drivers. Other examples?
> Lots more than you might think.  While many manufacturers are very
> closed about implementing their drivers, there's also a bunch that
> contribute to the development and support of freely licensed drivers.
> Start reading the linux-kernel and xorg mailing lists.  You see plenty
> of people with Intel, AMD, Adaptec, Promise, among others.  Read
> through the source and you'll also see code that was originally
> submitted by the manufacturer, but licensed freely enough that the
> community can sucessfully maintain it.  3Ware is one such example.
> As far as audio hardware, Creative Labs used to be a good
> player - they contributed the original emu10k1 driver.  They're not so
> cool now; the top news item on opensource.creative.com is about
> releasing proprietary drivers...

You forgot RME. They make excellent hardware, and they helped the
driver development AFAIK.

Marc-Olivier Barre,

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