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SubjectRe: pl2303/usb-serial driver problem in 2.4.27-pre6
On Thu, 2004-10-14 14:06:58 +0000, Alexander Wigen <>
wrote in message <>:
> On Wednesday 13 October 2004 17:42, Greg KH wrote:
> > On Wed, Oct 13, 2004 at 07:32:28PM +0000, Alexander Wigen wrote:

> I had the problem on two laptops and a stationary machine running 2.4.20. I
> dug out the old gps device and am happy to say the problem is gone on
> I don't have a 2.4 kernel handy so I can't say if the problem is
> still present in the 2.4 branch.

2.4.20 is quite old; additionally, the pl2303 driver has known problems
(Oops on device removal while the device node is opened for example...).
2.6.x just works (last famous words, I know...) but I suggest you just
upgrade to 2.6.x. I'm using this driver basically each day (for GPS
receiver and a number of serial links for serial console) and never
had a problem with it (except on 2.4.x).


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