Re: USB Serial Converter driver and multiple devices

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]


On Mon, May 14, 2012 at 6:56 PM, Greg KH <greg@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Again the usb-serial generic device is a very dumb, slow device, with no
> line settings at all.  It's ment for testing and one-off prototypes, not
> for "real" devices in any way.

Okay, I am *seriously* confused, then, because I've seen instructions
on the 'net that used to work which tell me to modprobe usbserial with
a vendor and product number. Is "usb-serial not a functioning driver"
new information that I missed?

Maybe when it creates its entry in
/sys/bus/usb-serial/drivers/generic/ it should say "testing" instead
of "generic", because "generic" implies to me that it's going to work
with just about anything. You know, like generic drugs.
--
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-usb" in
the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
More majordomo info at  http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html


B and H Foto and Electronics Corp.

[Linux Media]     [Video for Linux]     [Linux Input]     [Linux Audio Users]     [Photo]     [Yosemite News]    [Yosemite Photos]    [Free Online Dating]     [Linux Kernel]     [Linux SCSI]     [Old Linux USB Devel Archive]     [More Archives]

Add to Google Powered by Linux