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Submission + - Get Linux Kernel Drivers For Free

Amit Shah writes: "Greg Kroah-Hartman has sent an email to the LKML mentioning the Linux kernel community's offering to write drivers for any devices manufacturers come up with. They just have to send out the specs. And, if possible, the device.

Were companies holding back releasing drivers for Linux because they didn't get anyone to write drivers for their hardware? Or were they afraid of releasing the specs, so that they would lose their edge over their competition?"

Wasn't there something about a PASCAL programmer knowing the value of everything and the Wirth of nothing?