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Date:	Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:55:02 +0100
From:	Mark Brown <broonie@...nel.org>
To:	One Thousand Gnomes <gnomes@...rguk.ukuu.org.uk>
Cc:	Greg KH <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>, 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

On Thu, Oct 23, 2014 at 12:18:15PM +0100, One Thousand Gnomes wrote:
> > >  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)

The EEPROM read function might also be interesting too, especially with
a userspace interface for reading it back.

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