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Airlie: raspberry pi drivers are NOT useful

Airlie: raspberry pi drivers are NOT useful

Posted Oct 26, 2012 9:41 UTC (Fri) by renox (subscriber, #23785)
In reply to: Airlie: raspberry pi drivers are NOT useful by Zizzle
Parent article: Airlie: raspberry pi drivers are NOT useful

>> I can only assume Dave Airlie is also upset that he can’t step the disk head by himself on his hard disk.
>Hmmm... aren't the kernel devs frequently clamoring for direct access to flash devices instead of working around firmware and FTL bugs?

Yes they do(*), but this doesn't prevent them to include drivers in the kernel for these devices..

*: disks which lie about the state of the data are hugely annoying as well.


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