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Old 07-14-2011, 03:27 AM   #1
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difference between platform driver and ordinary driver

Hi all,
I am not understanding the difference between the
platform driver and the regular driver.
How they differ and when to prefer each of this driver.

Thanks in advance.

Old 07-15-2011, 04:28 PM   #2
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Could you please provide more details about your problem? Are you asking about drivers built in a specific distro of Linux ? Are you asking about open source drivers vs. binary drivers from hardware manufacturers? I'm confused as to what your asking for.


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