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Links to patch submissions that are funny, educational or just plain strange. Added by [:IRC:#kernelnewbies] denizens whenever they feel like it.

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2006

August

Trance Vibrator

This patch against 2.6.17.8 is a driver for the [http://zaitcev.livejournal.com/84788.html PlayStation 2 specific Trance Vibrator] device. The only thing that device can do is vibrate at various speeds. Strange device, but also educational because of the strange way sysfs is used...

drivers/cdrom/cdrom.c

The patch replaces an error message by something a bit more, umm, expressive. Yeah, expressive. However, the author forgot some coding style and patch submission details, which [http://lkml.org/lkml/2006/8/16/328 Andrew Morton helpfully points out].

KernelNewbies: PatchOfTheMonth (last edited 2006-08-30 02:59:24 by RikvanRiel)