fedora-list Digest, Vol 49, Issue 116

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Tue Mar 18 18:54:13 UTC 2008

Rodney Morris wrote:

> Ubuntu ships with the splix drivers, not a proprietary driver.  (At
> least this is true for Hardy Heron.)  The splix source is available
> from splix.ap2c.org.  You will need the cups-devel and cupsddk
> packages installed to compile and install the splix drivers.
> Unfortunately, to my knowledge, the splix has not been packaged for
> Fedora.

Fedora doesn't package non-upstream kernel modules as separate packages 
within the repository anymore. Either the kernel package is directly 
patched or the module doesn't exist within the official Fedora repository.


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