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Re: USB ethernet host driver bug fix/minor improvement


Thanks for looking at this (and checking it in).

Actually, a future patch is going to be the 2.4 kernel driver you wrote,
which Clark Williams and I merged with the 2.2 driver.  We haven't seen
any crashes.

On Wed, 2002-08-14 at 12:41, Bart Veer wrote:
> >>>>> "David" == David Smith <> writes:
>     David> 2002-07-26  David Smith  <>
>     David> 	* host/ecos_usbeth.c (ecos_usbeth_probe):
>     David> 	Two changes to the code that checks to see if this is
>     David> 	the correct driver for the USB peripheral that was
>     David> 	just loaded. Fixed a bug that was comparing the
>     David> 	product id of the peripheral to the vendor id.
>     David> 	Supports multiple implementations (vendor id/product
>     David> 	id sets) so that the same driver could be used for
>     David> 	several devices.
> Sorry for the delay replying, I have checked this patch in to the
> master repository on I have not actually been able
> to test it since right now I do not have appropriate target-side
> hardware, and my various machines were upgraded to 2.4 kernels quite a
> while back so even building the driver is difficult.
> Back in May I did try to update the driver to work with 2.4 kernels,
> so that it would get auto-loaded courtesy of /etc/hotplug/usb.agent
> etc. This mostly worked, but unfortunately I must have got something
> wrong because I had a couple of unexpected crashes. Hence the work was
> never checked in. If anybody is interested, let me know.
> Bart
David Smith
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