Backporting kernel drivers

Registered by Matt Zimmerman on 2006-06-13

We need a way to provide updated hardware support for stable Ubuntu releases for users who require it, without exposing working systems to an unnecessary risk of regressions.

Blueprint information

Status:
Complete
Approver:
Colin Watson
Priority:
High
Drafter:
Ben Collins
Direction:
Needs approval
Assignee:
Ben Collins
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
Accepted for feisty
Implementation:
Implemented
Milestone target:
None
Started by
Ben Collins on 2007-01-30
Completed by
Ben Collins on 2007-10-31

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For new installations, this is covered by https://features.launchpad.net/distros/ubuntu/+spec/ubiquity-driver-updates

This has been implemented and put into use through feisty and gutsy.

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