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  • woddy
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    Originally posted by jonkoops View Post
    I am uneducated on the subject, but I was under the presumption that Chrome OS has a policy of being as upstream as possible. Why were these changes never included in the kernel in the first place? Does Google maintain a fork that contains the equivalent for Chrome OS devices?
    I guess the work on the driver was done by Google, tested it and pushed it into ChromeOS, and now they've made an upstream merge request as they often do.‚Äč

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  • jonkoops
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    I am uneducated on the subject, but I was under the presumption that Chrome OS has a policy of being as upstream as possible. Why were these changes never included in the kernel in the first place? Does Google maintain a fork that contains the equivalent for Chrome OS devices?

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  • ChromeOS EC Hardware Monitoring Driver Being Revived For Framework Laptops

    Phoronix: ChromeOS EC Hardware Monitoring Driver Being Revived For Framework Laptops

    In addition to a Framework Laptop EC driver being prepared for Linux that extends the Chrome OS embedded controller (EC) used by recent Framework Laptops, a ChromeOS EC hardware monitoring (HWMON subsystem) driver has also been revived as a further support extension for Framework laptops on Linux...

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