Re: [ PATCH] V4L/uvcvideo: Add support for Suyin Corp.Lenovo Webcam

From: Greg KH
Date: Sat Jun 26 2010 - 13:05:16 EST

On Sat, Jun 26, 2010 at 12:36:15PM +0200, Nils Radtke wrote:
> Isn't the vendor/product ID a point of reference that tells the kernel which module
> to load when supported hw is found? That was the idea behind adding the ID and
> submitting the patch.

No, it also triggers off of the class information of the device, which
your device says it supports. If we had to add every single unique
device id for usb keyboards, that would be a mess :)


greg k-h
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