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SubjectRe: [Linux-usb-users] Re: What to do with all of the USB UHCI drivers
Peter Wächtler wrote:

> Martin Dalecki wrote:
> > Uz.ytkownik Greg KH napisa?:
> >
> >> Anyway, here's the documentation that you need:
> >> The module usb-ohci is now gone. Use ohci-hcd instead.
> >>
> >> The people with UHCI controllers have a big more documentation to read:
> >> The module uhci is now gone. If you used this module, use
> >> uhci-hcd instead. The module usb-uhci is now gone. If you used
> >> this module, use usb-uhci-hcd instead. If you have a preference
> >> over which UHCI module works better for you, please email
> >> greg@kroah.com your comments, as one of these modules will be
> >> going away in the near future.
> >
> >
> > Thank's that is explaining it.
> > But I would have loved it if it appeared with + in front in
> > the patch somewhere. That's the only true problem I had.
> > OK?
> >
> > BTW.> usb-ohci seems to be a more reasonable name, since
> > it tells me directly - hey buddy I'm USB the -hcd doen't
> > tell me anything in addition and is entierly redundant, or
> > is there a ohci.o module there?
> >
> > And why not just doing the following.
> >
> > 1. Rename usb-ohci to usb-ohci-old
> >
> > 2. Rename ohci-hcd to usb-ohci
> >
> > Much less grief and guessing what happens :-).

Second this (in fact "first this").
Elegant solution which would not only habe prevented this thread
but help developers and users no end.

>
> >
> > Just a suggestion.
> >
>
> You do not understand the _cause_ for the rename.

Martin and me understand what hcd means, and we think
it is non-untuitive and user-hostile.


>
>
> hcd stands for Host Controller Device. The names mark them as that.
> Now you can argue, that all the SCSI controller modules do not have
> HBC (host bus controller) in their name - and then look at the
> different naming of the other scsi modules:
>
> scsi_mod.o sd_mod.o sg.o sr_mod.o st.o
>
> Also not very intuitiv. We could put them in different subdirs...

Obviously you cannot balance between intuitive and user-friendly.

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