Bug 463332 - [LTC 6.0 FEAT] 201245:Third party driver delivery service
[LTC 6.0 FEAT] 201245:Third party driver delivery service
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 462964
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: distribution (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: RHEL Product and Program Management
Daniel Riek
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Blocks: 356741
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Reported: 2008-09-22 18:11 EDT by IBM Bug Proxy
Modified: 2009-02-06 15:04 EST (History)
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Description IBM Bug Proxy 2008-09-22 18:11:12 EDT
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Emily J. Ratliff <emilyr@us.ibm.com> - 2008-09-16 18:29 EDT
1. Feature Overview:
Feature Id:	[201245]
a. Name of Feature:	Third party driver delivery service
b. Feature Description
A service to build/host/deliver third party drivers is requested to allow driver updates outside an
official update.

2. Feature Details:
Sponsor:	xSeries

Arch Specificity: Purely Common Code
Affects Kernel Modules: Yes
Delivery Mechanism: Request Red Hat development assistance
Category:	xSeries
Request Type:	Code Development Support from Distributor
d. Upstream Acceptance:	No Code Required
Sponsor Priority	1
f. Severity: High
IBM Confidential:	no
Code Contribution:	no
g. Component Version Target:	Distro deliverable.

3. Business Case
Critical bug fixes or enablement required outside of any update require a service to
build/host/deliver third party drivers.

Drivers missing code acceptance deadlines due to various uncontrollable circumstances, can at least
be provided through this service until it gets accepted in the subsequent release.

4. Primary contact at Red Hat: 
John Jarvis

5. Primary contacts at Partner:
Project Management Contact:
Monte Knutson, mknutson@us.ibm.com, 877-894-1495

Technical contact(s):
Kevin Stansell, kstansel@us.ibm.com
Chris McDermott, mcdermoc@us.ibm.com

IBM Manager:
Julio Alvarez, julioa@us.ibm.com
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2008-10-02 12:07:39 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 462964 ***

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