Linked by fran on Sat 24th Dec 2011 10:09 UTC
Linux "Android drivers are returning to the Linux kernel. Kernel maintainer Greg Kroah-Hartman has retrieved the Android drivers removed from the staging area of Linux 2.6.33 in the spring of 2010 andput them back into his development branch for version 3.3 of the Linux kernel. [...] The plan is for a Linux 3.3 kernel to be able to boot on an Android device without further patches."
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great news
by kristoph on Sat 24th Dec 2011 20:16 UTC
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Making Android devices first class Linux citizens should really help the Linux ecosystem overall.

I like the idea of being able to use an Android devices as specific based Linux 'appliances. I already do that with servers and this will be a great extension.

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