Re: [PATCH WIP] parport: add device model

From: Sudip Mukherjee
Date: Sat Apr 11 2015 - 01:05:33 EST

On Fri, Apr 10, 2015 at 08:24:23PM +0200, Ondrej Zary wrote:
> On Friday 10 April 2015 16:30:38 Sudip Mukherjee wrote:
> Many newer parallel port devices support plug&play (IEEE1284 device ID) but
> Linux never supported it properly. The ID is probed and even the class is
> printed in the kernel log (drivers/parport/probe.c) but there's no support
> for module autoloading based on that.
> This could be a good opportunity to add this support. I was thinking about
> this while playing with some parport webcams recently.
I think yes, or maybe immediately after this updation is over. But the
main problem for me will be to get hold of a plug&play parallel port
device. is any available now? Can you please suggest one other than
webcam so that you can test on webcam and I can test it on something


> --
> Ondrej Zary
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