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Date:   Tue, 10 Aug 2021 11:46:56 -0600
From:   Shuah Khan <>
To:     Michael <>
        Shuah Khan <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] vhci_hcd: USB port can get stuck in the disabled state

On 8/2/21 7:00 PM, Michael wrote:
> On Tue, 3 Aug 2021 at 09:14, Shuah Khan <> wrote:
>> On 7/30/21 5:52 PM, Michael wrote:
>>> Yes i think just adding the VDEV_ST_USED check in addition to the
>>> VDEV_ST_NOT_ASSIGNED state is fine and would fix the issue.
>> Can you please confirm if this works?
>>> After many years of writing virtualhere (a similar system to usb/ip
>>> but cross-platform and different non-kernel way of doing it server
>>> side) I've seen many drivers that issue reset at any time. Loading
>>> firmware is usually the reason.  Also sometimes switching
>>> configurations requires a reset also, for example some gaming wheels
>>> do this. I don't think you should make this VDEV_ST_USED check
>>> specific to Wifi devices, as a lot of devices don't follow too closely
>>> to the USB protocol to begin with from my experience. They primarily
>>> base their USB interactions assuming the windows platform and its
>>> quirks.
>> When sending responses to Linux kernel mailing lists, please use bottom post.
>> This check will be used for all drivers. We don't add checks for specific cases
>> in the code.
>> thanks,
>> -- Shuah
> Yes it works with that change.

Would you like to send me a patch for this?

-- Shuah

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