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Date:	Sun, 2 Feb 2014 10:32:52 +0100
From:	Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
To:	Ulrich Hahn <>
Subject: Re: ..another device for the ftdi_sio driver, 2nd infusion

On Sun, Feb 02, 2014 at 10:22:16AM +0100, Ulrich Hahn wrote:
> Thanks, Greg to your bot for the hint,
> gmail seems to screw up tabs for spaces. Good to know, learning by doing..
> Lets give it another try:
> >finally I prepared a patch for the famous ftdi_sio usb serial driver.
> >Adding two Tagsys RFID readers I am using.
> >After having asked Bill Ryder he suggested adressing the
> >linux-usb-devel mailing list. (what?)
> >Sorry for the mess below - I am not doing this frequently - being
> >rather a leecher over the last 20 years:-)
> Signed-off-by: Ulrich Hahn <>

That's better, but I have to edit the above by hand, which isn't a big
deal, but when you deal with tens of thousands of patches a year,
doesn't scale :(

> diff -uprN linux-source-3.2.0/drivers/usb/serial/ftdi_sio.c linux-source-3.2.0+tagsysRFID/drivers/usb/serial/ftdi_sio.c
> --- linux-source-3.2.0/drivers/usb/serial/ftdi_sio.c	2013-12-03 18:40:26.000000000 +0100
> +++ linux-source-3.2.0+tagsysRFID/drivers/usb/serial/ftdi_sio.c	2014-02-01 16:32:40.146698791 +0100

3.2.0 is over 2 years old, things have moved on a bit since then :)

Can you redo this patch against the 3.13.0 kernel release, to have a
chance for it to be able to be applied?


greg k-h
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