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Date:	Fri, 18 Jan 2008 16:35:21 -0800
From:	Greg KH <>
To:	Kevin Lloyd <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] usb-serial: Sierra driver - add devices and update dtr

On Thu, Jan 17, 2008 at 03:15:23PM -0800, Kevin Lloyd wrote:
> > > Correct, the 0x0023 is the only newly added device that requires the
> new
> > > features.
> >
> > Does that mean things will not work for this device if it is added to
> > the device table, without the code updates?
> Adding the device will not break the driver (assuming you remove the
> tag).

Which "tag"?  The device id?

> > And is this device even public yet?
> No, but we are trying to add native support for devices into kernels
> well before they are released in an effort give better native support
> to end-users.

Ok, that's great to do, and is what needs to be done, just can't add new
features during the "bug-fix-only" cycle of development :)


greg k-h
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