ITE 8212 and pwc drivers absent in Rawhide

Peter Backlund peter.backlund at
Sat Feb 26 08:09:27 UTC 2005

fre 2005-02-25 klockan 21:07 -0800 skrev Greg KH:
>On Fri, Feb 25, 2005 at 09:25:50AM +0100, Peter Backlund wrote:
>> Hello.
>> I'd like to see the ITE 8212 IDE/RAID pci card driver
>> ( CONFIG_BLK_DEV_IT8212) and the pwc webcam driver back in the kernel.
>> Is there any reason why they were removed?
>The pwc driver author asked for it to be removed.  It no longer has a
>maintainer nor anyone who wants to support it.  Until then it will
>remain outside of the kernel tree (and _someone_ needs to actually
>submit it for inclusion...)

IIRC, Alan Cox stepped up as a maintainer of the driver, and it's
included in the -ac patchset.


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