status of forks

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at
Sat Jan 10 05:00:56 EST 2009

>> I don't think there are any other than the kernel that are forked for
>> hardware issues, and the stock Fedora i386 kernel will work with the
>> XO but the likes of numerous ethernet/storage drivers, ISA, MCA, Token
>> Ring and the like are of little use for the device :-) . There use to
>> be a HW issue in the shipped gstreamer that caused it be be forked but
>> I'm not aware of any other hardware issues in mainline kernel issues.
> one thing that comes to mind is power management. I keep hearing that the
> builds of other distros running on the XO don't do that properly yet
> (although I last heard that almost a week ago, so it may be old news now ;-)

Not sure about that one.

> another is the camera driver

What's wrong with the camera driver?


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