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Re: rt2860 driver (fc11)



>> > I had the same confusion. So there are 3 drivers around: The vendor
>> > driver, the staging driver which is a fork of the vendor driver and
>> > the serialmonkey driver.  Multiply that by 3 for rt2860, rt2870 and
>> > rt3070. And this leads to another confusion. Do (or will) the Fedora
>> > kernels have these staging drivers compiled by default? If that's the
>> > case and if the staging driver is as stable as the original vendor
>> > driver, I won't have to maintain those kmods anymore.
>>
>> The fedora kernel developers have always stated that the
>> staging/vendor drivers will never get enabled. Only once the other
>> ones are ready will they be turned on.
>>
>
> No we haven't, we've stated that they'll be enabled if someone steps up
> to the plate to make an active contribution to maintenance and
> improvements.
>
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/KernelStagingPolicy

Sorry, hadn't seen that. Was basing it on the comment in this bug
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=463111

Peter


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