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From: Greg KH <>
To: Kevin Lloyd <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] usb-serial: Sierra driver - add devices and update dtr
Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2008 16:35:21 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <3415E2A2AB26944B9159CDB22001004D02296DC3@nestea.sierrawireless.local>

On Thu, Jan 17, 2008 at 03:15:23PM -0800, Kevin Lloyd wrote:
> > > Correct, the 0x0023 is the only newly added device that requires the
> new
> > > features.
> >
> > Does that mean things will not work for this device if it is added to
> > the device table, without the code updates?
> Adding the device will not break the driver (assuming you remove the
> tag).

Which "tag"?  The device id?

> > And is this device even public yet?
> No, but we are trying to add native support for devices into kernels
> well before they are released in an effort give better native support
> to end-users.

Ok, that's great to do, and is what needs to be done, just can't add new
features during the "bug-fix-only" cycle of development :)


greg k-h

      reply	other threads:[~2008-01-19  0:34 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-01-10 19:11 [PATCH] usb-serial: Sierra driver - add devices and update dtr Kevin Lloyd
2008-01-10 19:54 ` Greg KH
2008-01-11 17:24   ` Kevin Lloyd
2008-01-11 21:02     ` Greg KH
2008-01-14 17:21       ` Kevin Lloyd
2008-01-17 18:04         ` Greg KH
2008-01-17 23:15           ` Kevin Lloyd
2008-01-19  0:35             ` Greg KH [this message]

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