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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] hid: Complete support for the new unibody macbooks
    Jiri Kosina wrote:
    > On Thu, 20 Nov 2008, Henrik Rydberg wrote:
    >>> Therefore my memory must have been wrong -- I thought that you told me
    >>> when I was merging f89bd95c5c that the devices are not standard HID
    >>> devices at all, and therefore they can be safely ignored by the driver
    >>> right away, as they can't be driven by HID driver anyway.
    >> These usb devices provide several different functions through the same
    >> interface. By default, it looks like a regular mouse interface, which
    >> HID will claim. This is why we need the quirks.
    > That I fully understand. But I though that the device is so much HID
    > standard non-compliant, that even basic functionality is not possible with
    > the generic HID driver, and therefore blacklisting it immediately can't do
    > any harm. That's what I understood previously. But if this is wrong, and
    > the HID code can get at least basic functionality from the device, I will
    > revert the blacklist addition.

    Basic functionality is possible with the generic HID driver.


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