Re: Staging tree status for the .32 kernel merge

From: Greg KH
Date: Mon Sep 07 2009 - 21:23:22 EST

On Mon, Sep 07, 2009 at 08:21:34PM -0300, Mauro Carvalho Chehab wrote:
> Em Wed, 2 Sep 2009 21:14:30 -0700
> > - go7007. Ugh. Unless someone steps up now to take this over,
> > it's going to be removed in .33. There is no hardware made
> > with this anymore, and no specs around that I know of, and the
> > code isn't the nicest in the world.
> I think nobody will cry if you remove this one. This is an old hardware, and not
> manufactured anymore. The chipset of the compression hardware is
> obsolete and orphaned, as the audio/video unit were sold to another company.

I agree. I do have a device around here, but it was only for testing,
the company who produced it said they could not release the specs due to
ownership issues.

> > - udlfb. Video over USB, it doesn't get anymore whacked than
> > that. This is still being developed but the developer doesn't
> > like to do incremental updates for some odd reason. Hopefully
> > he pops up again with an update. But for now, it is quite
> > workable for a number of developers.
> Is this a video streaming driver (like other V4L2 drivers) or a video adapter
> driver?

Video adapter driver, it's a frame buffer driver, sorry for any


greg k-h
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