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SubjectRe: [PATCH] HID: sony: do not bail out when the sixaxis refuses the output report
On Fri, 8 Jan 2016, Benjamin Tissoires wrote:

> When setting the operational mode, some third party (Speedlink Strike-FX)
> gamepads refuse the output report. Failing here means we refuse to
> initialize the gamepad while this should be harmless.
>
> The weird part is that the initial commit that added this: a7de9b8
> ("HID: sony: Enable Gasia third-party PS3 controllers") mentions this
> very same controller as one requiring this output report.
> Anyway, it's broken for one user at least, so let's change it.
> We will report an error, but at least the controller should work.
>
> And no, these devices present themselves as legacy Sony controllers
> (VID:PID of 054C:0268, as in the official ones) so there are no ways
> of discriminating them from the official ones.
>
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1255325
>
> Reported-and-tested-by: Max Fedotov <thesourcehim@gmail.com>
> Signed-off-by: Benjamin Tissoires <benjamin.tissoires@redhat.com>

Applied, thanks.

--
Jiri Kosina
SUSE Labs


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