Restoring the Philips Webcam Driver for Linux

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Users of the Philips webcam driver known as ‘pwc’ will be relieved to the learn that the driver will continue to be part of the Linux kernel. In an earlier dispute over the removal of a special hook only used to load its binary-only counterpart the author requested that the entire driver be removed, a request agreed to by Linux creator Linus Torvalds [story].

Link: kerneltrap.org

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