Re: [linux-usb-devel] Re: RFC: [2.6 patch] let BLK_DEV_UB depend on EMBEDDED

From: Greg KH
Date: Mon Dec 20 2004 - 10:45:17 EST

On Mon, Dec 20, 2004 at 10:28:05AM -0500, Alan Stern wrote:
> On Mon, 20 Dec 2004, Ed Tomlinson wrote:
> > Its not that they just enable it. Its that it has side effects. I enable it to support
> > one device - it then 'devnaps' other devices that usbstorage supports _much_
> > better. Is there some way it could work in reverse. eg. let ub bind only if
> > usbstorage does not, possibly making usbstorage a _little_ more conservative
> > if ub is present?
> Unfortunately there isn't any way to define which driver should bind to a
> device, if they are both capable of controlling it. Maybe there should
> be. It might not be too hard to add a sysfs interface for that sort of
> thing.

We are working on it...


greg k-h
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