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SubjectRe: [Rt2400-devel] [PATCH] rt2500usb - Don't claim 050d:705{0/a}

Hi Ivo

On Thu, 25 Oct 2007, Ivo van Doorn wrote:

> I awknowledge the problem, but the solution cannot be found in the USB ID's
> listed in the driver. The bug is the manufacturer who changed chipset while
> keeping the USB ID the same.
> There are 2 possible ways around this: hacking the module loader so
> it continues searching for a different driver when the first driver indicates
> that it cannot control the device.
> Or the easiest way, just blacklist rt2500usb if you are sure you need the rt73 driver.

Thanks for the heads up - I think you have a good idea - there should be
an interface between the loader and module to specify conditions like this.

I will see if I can generate interest in that idea and hack up something
along the lines of your suggestion.

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