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SubjectRe: RFC: Platform data for onboard USB assets
On 03/18/2011 10:37 PM, Somebody in the thread at some point said:
> On Thu, 2011-03-17 at 23:22 +0000, Andy Green wrote:
>>
>> Is there actually a need for sort of not platform_data but universal
>> vid_pid_specific_usb_device_option_data coming from the board
>> definition
>> file or bootloader for *pluggable* usb devices? udev seems to be
>> well
>> established doing that already in a generic, not-platform-specific
>> way
>> that can go in all distros and so on nicely. Maybe this is just my
>> impoverished imagination and people do want, say, some kinds of USB
>> mice
>> to operate at higher DPI or whatever when plugged in a specific board
>> because it is that board.
>
> Except that vid/pid are the -WRONG- way to do that. Your device is
> on-board, the proper way to identify it uniquely is it's topological
> location, ie path of HW port numbers.

Thanks Ben.

I'll go change that VID/PID stuff in my patches right away.

-Andy


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