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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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