On 08/11/2012 10:35 PM, Darrell Anderson wrote: > I really don't know what is the best all-around long-term solution for all distros. > > Darrell C'mon, sure you do :) It is a tight, well optimized update to the TDE codebase that provides all current HAL functionality with improved hardware detection and handling that works on all distros and releases -- without needing HAL. Problem solved! Doing the 3.5.13 exercise had been a good exercise that has exposed some needed updates to my build process. I've still got a bit to do, but I anticipate by the end of next week to be able to jump back into R14. I sill need to finish the k9copy patch for ffmpeg as well. So much to do, so little time... -- David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.