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Yahoo!: Novell Delivers Device Driver Breakthrough to Accelerate Linux Adoption

“Novell today announced availability and details of a process
that solves Linux device driver compatibility issues. The new
driver process allows customers to obtain drivers independently of
Novell kernel updates and supplies a straightforward approach third
parties can use when developing device drivers for Novell’s SUSE
Linux Enterprise products. The new Linux driver process developed
by Novell allows hardware and software vendors to provide Linux
drivers and driver updates for their products to customers directly
and transparently, in a way that is completely integrated with SUSE
Linux Enterprise delivery and support…”

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Linux-Watch: Novell Pioneers Faster Way to Deliver Linux
Drivers

[ Thanks to Steven J.
Vaughan-Nichols
for this link. ]

“Novell Inc. has come up with a faster way to deliver Linux
hardware drivers, and driver updates, to Linux users.

“With the new driver process, users can get drivers
independently of kernel updates, and vendors can more easily
develop and deliver device drivers for Novell’s SUSE Linux
Enterprise products. In addition, the new Linux process enables
hardware and software vendors to provide their products’ Linux
drivers and driver updates to customers directly, while still being
integrated with SUSE’s YaST operating system setup and
configuration tool…”

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