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Date:	Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:18:15 +0100
From:	One Thousand Gnomes <gnomes@...rguk.ukuu.org.uk>
To:	Greg KH <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
Cc:	russ.dill@...il.com, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-usb@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] usb: serial: Perform verification for FTDI FT232R
 devices

> >  drivers/usb/serial/ftdi_sio.c | 111 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-
> >  drivers/usb/serial/ftdi_sio.h |  41 ++++++++++++++++
> >  2 files changed, 151 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> Funny patch, you should have saved it for April 1, otherwise people
> might have actually taken this seriously :)
> 
> Patches as performance art, now I've seen everything...

Chuckle. Sillyness aside a pure detection version of that patch might be
useful so it can warn users "Running Windows may damage your adapter" 8)

Is the 0x0000, 0x0401 they end up with consistent - can we add that to the
default table so end users can at least make use of devices that have
been attacked by malware ?

Alan
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