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From: Alan Stern <stern@rowland.harvard.edu>
To: Dirk Eibach <eibach@gdsys.de>
Cc: akpm@linux-foundation.org, <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	<greg@kroah.com>, <apw@shadowen.org>, <linux-usb@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] usb: add sysfs configuration interface for CP2101
Date: Mon, 3 Mar 2008 10:07:41 -0500 (EST)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.44L0.0803031006510.3456-100000@iolanthe.rowland.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <47CBC465.9070909@gdsys.de>

On Mon, 3 Mar 2008, Dirk Eibach wrote:

> From: Dirk Eibach <eibach@gdsys.de>
> 
> The usb configuration data for the Silabs CP2101 usb to uart bridge 
> controller can be customized:
> - Vendor ID
> - Product ID
> - Power Descriptor
> - Release Number
> - Serial Number
> - Product Description String
> 
> Silabs provides a windows-only tool to do that.
> Since we use linux-only machines in our production-environment, we have no 
> proper way to customize the chips for our purpose.
> So I added sysfs configuration support to the linux driver.

Surely this sort of thing is better done in userspace, with libusb.

Alan Stern


  reply	other threads:[~2008-03-03 15:07 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-29  9:02 Dirk Eibach
2008-02-29  9:40 ` Dirk Eibach
2008-02-29 10:02 ` Andrew Morton
2008-02-29 12:31   ` Dirk Eibach
2008-02-29 20:35     ` Andrew Morton
2008-03-03  9:27       ` Dirk Eibach
2008-03-03 15:07         ` Alan Stern [this message]
2008-03-03 16:28           ` Greg KH
2008-03-04  7:03             ` Dirk Eibach
2008-03-04 17:52               ` Alan Stern
2008-03-04 19:51               ` Greg KH
2008-04-09 12:16       ` Andy Whitcroft
2008-03-01  0:33     ` Greg KH
2008-02-29 14:44   ` Andy Whitcroft
2008-02-29 20:46     ` Andrew Morton

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