About Kernel Documentation Linux Kernel Contact Linux Resources Linux Blog

Documentation / usb / CREDITS

Custom Search

Based on kernel version 4.16.1. Page generated on 2018-04-09 11:53 EST.

1	Credits for the Simple Linux USB Driver:
3	The following people have contributed to this code (in alphabetical
4	order by last name).  I'm sure this list should be longer, its
5	difficult to maintain, add yourself with a patch if desired.
7	  Georg Acher <acher@informatik.tu-muenchen.de>
8	  David Brownell <dbrownell@users.sourceforge.net>
9	  Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
10	  Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@intel.com>
11	  Johannes Erdfelt <johannes@erdfelt.com>
12	  Deti Fliegl <deti@fliegl.de>
13	  ham <ham@unsuave.com>
14	  Bradley M Keryan <keryan@andrew.cmu.edu>
15	  Greg Kroah-Hartman <greg@kroah.com>
16	  Pavel Machek <pavel@suse.cz>
17	  Paul Mackerras <paulus@cs.anu.edu.au>
18	  Petko Manlolov <petkan@dce.bg>
19	  David E. Nelson <dnelson@jump.net>
20	  Vojtech Pavlik <vojtech@suse.cz>
21	  Bill Ryder <bryder@sgi.com>
22	  Thomas Sailer <sailer@ife.ee.ethz.ch>
23	  Gregory P. Smith <greg@electricrain.com>
24	  Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
25	  Roman Weissgaerber <weissg@vienna.at>
26	  <Kazuki.Yasumatsu@fujixerox.co.jp>
28	Special thanks to:
30	  Inaky Perez Gonzalez <inaky@peloncho.fis.ucm.es> for starting the
31	  Linux USB driver effort and writing much of the larger uusbd driver.
32	  Much has been learned from that effort.
34	  The NetBSD & FreeBSD USB developers.  For being on the Linux USB list
35	  and offering suggestions and sharing implementation experiences.
37	Additional thanks to the following companies and people for donations
38	of hardware, support, time and development (this is from the original
39	THANKS file in Inaky's driver):
41	        The following corporations have helped us in the development
42	        of Linux USB / UUSBD:
44		- 3Com GmbH for donating a ISDN Pro TA and supporting me
45		  in technical questions and with test equipment. I'd never 
46		  expect such a great help.
48	        - USAR Systems provided us with one of their excellent USB
49	          Evaluation Kits. It allows us to test the Linux-USB driver
50	          for compliance with the latest USB specification. USAR
51	          Systems recognized the importance of an up-to-date open
52	          Operating System and supports this project with
53	          Hardware. Thanks!.
55	        - Thanks to Intel Corporation for their precious help.
57	        - We teamed up with Cherry to make Linux the first OS with
58	          built-in USB support. Cherry is one of the biggest keyboard
59	          makers in the world.
61	        - CMD Technology, Inc. sponsored us kindly donating a CSA-6700
62	          PCI-to-USB Controller Board to test the OHCI implementation.
64	        - Due to their support to us, Keytronic can be sure that they
65	          will sell keyboards to some of the 3 million (at least)
66	          Linux users.
68	        - Many thanks to ing büro h doran [http://www.ibhdoran.com]!
69	          It was almost impossible to get a PC backplate USB connector
70	          for the motherboard here at Europe (mine, home-made, was
71	          quite lousy :). Now I know where to acquire nice USB stuff!
73	        - Genius Germany donated a USB mouse to test the mouse boot
74	          protocol. They've also donated a F-23 digital joystick and a
75	          NetMouse Pro. Thanks! 
77	        - AVM GmbH Berlin is supporting the development of the Linux
78	          USB driver for the AVM ISDN Controller B1 USB. AVM is a
79	          leading manufacturer for active and passive ISDN Controllers
80	          and CAPI 2.0-based software. The active design of the AVM B1
81	          is open for all OS platforms, including Linux.
83	        - Thanks to Y-E Data, Inc. for donating their FlashBuster-U
84	          USB Floppy Disk Drive, so we could test the bulk transfer
85	          code.
87	        - Many thanks to Logitech for contributing a three axis USB
88	          mouse. 
90	          Logitech designs, manufactures and markets
91	          Human Interface Devices, having a long history and
92	          experience in making devices such as keyboards, mice,
93	          trackballs, cameras, loudspeakers and control devices for
94	          gaming and professional use.
96	          Being a recognized vendor and seller for all these devices,
97	          they have donated USB mice, a joystick and a scanner, as a
98	          way to acknowledge the importance of Linux and to allow
99	          Logitech customers to enjoy support in their favorite
100	          operating systems and all Linux users to use Logitech and
101	          other USB hardware.
103	          Logitech is official sponsor of the Linux Conference on
104	          Feb. 11th 1999 in Vienna, where we'll will present the
105	          current state of the Linux USB effort.
107	        - CATC has provided means to uncover dark corners of the UHCI
108	          inner workings with a USB Inspector.
110	        - Thanks to Entrega for providing PCI to USB cards, hubs and
111	          converter products for development. 
113		- Thanks to ConnectTech for providing a WhiteHEAT usb to
114		  serial converter, and the documentation for the device to
115		  allow a driver to be written.
117		- Thanks to ADMtek for providing Pegasus and Pegasus II
118		  evaluation boards, specs and valuable advices during
119		  the driver development.
121	        And thanks go to (hey! in no particular order :)
123	        - Oren Tirosh <orenti@hishome.net>, for standing so patiently
124	          all my doubts'bout USB and giving lots of cool ideas.
126	        - Jochen Karrer <karrer@wpfd25.physik.uni-wuerzburg.de>, for
127	          pointing out mortal bugs and giving advice.
129	        - Edmund Humemberger <ed@atnet.at>, for it's great work on
130	          public relationships and general management stuff for the
131	          Linux-USB effort.
133	        - Alberto Menegazzi <flash@flash.iol.it> is starting the
134	          documentation for the UUSBD. Go for it!
136	        - Ric Klaren <ia_ric@cs.utwente.nl> for doing nice
137	          introductory documents (competing with Alberto's :).
139	        - Christian Groessler <cpg@aladdin.de>, for it's help on those
140	          itchy bits ... :)
142	        - Paul MacKerras for polishing OHCI and pushing me harder for
143	          the iMac support, giving improvements and enhancements.
145	        - Fernando Herrera <fherrera@eurielec.etsit.upm.es> has taken
146	          charge of composing, maintaining and feeding the
147	          long-awaited, unique and marvelous UUSBD FAQ! Tadaaaa!!!
149	        - Rasca Gmelch <thron@gmx.de> has revived the raw driver and
150	          pointed bugs, as well as started the uusbd-utils package.
152	        - Peter Dettori <dettori@ozy.dec.com> is uncovering bugs like
153	          crazy, as well as making cool suggestions, great :)
155	        - All the Free Software and Linux community, the FSF & the GNU
156	          project, the MIT X consortium, the TeX people ... everyone!
157	          You know who you are!
159	        - Big thanks to Richard Stallman for creating Emacs!
161	        - The people at the linux-usb mailing list, for reading so
162	          many messages :) Ok, no more kidding; for all your advises!
164	        - All the people at the USB Implementors Forum for their
165	          help and assistance.
167	        - Nathan Myers <ncm@cantrip.org>, for his advice! (hope you
168	          liked Cibeles' party).
170	        - Linus Torvalds, for starting, developing and managing Linux.
172	        - Mike Smith, Craig Keithley, Thierry Giron and Janet Schank
173	          for convincing me USB Standard hubs are not that standard
174	          and that's good to allow for vendor specific quirks on the
175	          standard hub driver.
Hide Line Numbers
About Kernel Documentation Linux Kernel Contact Linux Resources Linux Blog

Information is copyright its respective author. All material is available from the Linux Kernel Source distributed under a GPL License. This page is provided as a free service by mjmwired.net.