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Re: USB ethernet host driver bug fix/minor improvement
- From: David Smith <dsmith at redhat dot com>
- To: Bart Veer <bartv at ecoscentric dot com>
- Cc: ecos-patches at sources dot redhat dot com
- Date: 14 Aug 2002 14:38:13 -0500
- Subject: Re: USB ethernet host driver bug fix/minor improvement
- References: <email@example.com> <20020814174148.230FC6165C@delenn.bartv.net>
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
On Wed, 2002-08-14 at 12:41, Bart Veer wrote:
> >>>>> "David" == David Smith <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> David> 2002-07-26 David Smith <email@example.com>
> 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 sources.redhat.com. 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.
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