Quote of the week
Posted Oct 13, 2006 17:24 UTC (Fri) by mrshiny
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The thing is, by virtue of a driver being out-of-tree, it's always an "untested combination". However, if there were a stable API, this would be less of an issue because the API would (try to) guarantee that a properly-written driver would continue to work. But anyway, with out-of-tree drivers the drivers would be more likely to work with old kernels than new ones, by virtue of the old kernel having been around longer for testing by the driver writer.
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