Please take a few minutes to post to viaarena encouraging VIA to re-release the driver with an appropriate license included:. Is there a chance that it will survive? The hardware that I have is a netbook. Do you have any suggestion? It is unlikely that this driver will be fixed for the

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I’m seriously thinking about switching to Mint or even Debian. I have a netbook that uses this device, and I previously downloaded the source from: Has anyone got this to work for either maverick or natty?

I don’t think they have any interest in what we do here. I compiled the driver from http: This bug is awaiting verification that the kernel in -proposed solves the problem.

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Hi speed, Maybe you can try via website: In my case, “lsusb -v” reports: Either this bug or another should be opened for this. I do hope that they can be addressed. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. View all comments or add a comment.


Is there a way one can get it before that? My intent once I get thru this bit of overhaul and get it to run on linx own systems is to put together a kernel package for you and others to test.

I have cleaned up a number of those issues now and we are regularly committing changes upstream.

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Email required Address never made oinux. June 27th, 3. It would not compile for 64 bit. I’m posting this using the new driver from linux-next on Ubuntu Programms i used to configure wireless networks: Peter, are you on a 64 bit system? So breaks could happen again, but all the critial bugs have been fixed.

No such file or directory make[1]: At that point, I will supply a kernel package so you don’t have to do your own compiles. Probably won’t get fixed in Precise.

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Thanks for the great job Malcolm. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Anyway, since I have the hardware, and I have Karmic alpha 3 installed, I am willing to test it on Karmic and provide logs of whatever happens, but I would need git CLI instructions posted here first linus how I would go about compiling and installing this driver from the kernel staging area.


Some of these typedef’d structures mimic already defined ones in the rest of the driver tree and are therefore compatibility mis-match candidates at a later date. Malcolm Priestley tvboxspy wrote on June 27th, 2. This builds on amd64 now which is crucial for moving from staging to mainline.