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Re: sound, power button, volume buttons

To: Alistair Lambie <alambie@rock.csd.sgi.com>
Subject: Re: sound, power button, volume buttons
From: "William J. Earl" <wje@fir.engr.sgi.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 1998 15:37:20 -0700
Cc: linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <35BF9C5B.73E31A72@csd.sgi.com>
References: <Pine.BSI.3.96.980729001735.24028A-100000@shell.mdc.net> <19980729090902.D1989@uni-koblenz.de> <199807291540.IAA20337@fir.engr.sgi.com> <19980729185007.K771@uni-koblenz.de> <35BF9C5B.73E31A72@csd.sgi.com>
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Alistair Lambie writes:
...
 > Just in case some people don't know it (although I'd guess most people
 > do!) MIPS shipped the source of most of the driver code with RISC/os. 

    Yes, we sometimes had to lean on vendors to be able to ship the
driver source, if it was based on code supplied by the vendor.  SGI
did not have the same view; MIPS was more OEM-oriented.


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