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New hardware support in the Gentoo kernel

Saturday, July 21st, 2007

cheap stendra cheap uk Just a quick reminder regarding the gentoo-sources patching policy:

cheap minocin overnight no rx If you have some new hardware which is currently not supported by gentoo-sources, but you know of drivers or patches in the upstream development kernel to support such hardware, you are encouraged to file a bug and we will consider backporting the patch to the current release kernels.

order glucovance 90 pills ontario canada An ideal bug report would look something like:

purchase gold kamagra without prescriptions canada I recently purchased a Fritzomatic E2 which is not supported by the current gentoo-sources (tested both stable and testing). However, the upstream 2.6.23-rc kernel tree does contain a patch to support this hardware. I applied this patch to 2.6.22 and it works great. Here’s a link to the patch: http://foo. Please consider for upcoming gentoo-sources releases.

buy combimist 2 inhalants purchase windsor Even if you aren’t able to initially go into such detail, you should file a bug anyway.

While we won’t proactively go out adding new hardware support to kernels, if such patches are requested and tested by Gentoo users, we’ll add them provided that they don’t show immediate risk of increased maintenance burden.