Re: [PATCH 2/3] staging/rtl8192e: use s8 instead of char
From: Jes Sorensen
Date: Fri Jul 22 2016 - 07:55:54 EST
Stefan Lippers-Hollmann <s.l-h@xxxxxx> writes:
> On 2016-07-20, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
>> On Wednesday, July 20, 2016 11:33:43 AM CEST Jes Sorensen wrote:
>> > Arnd Bergmann <arnd@xxxxxxxx> writes:
>> > > On Wednesday, July 20, 2016 7:25:19 AM CEST Jes Sorensen wrote:
>> > >> Arnd Bergmann <arnd@xxxxxxxx> writes:
>> Yes, I was just agreeing here that it's not worth doing that one.
>> As far as I can see, the evolution of these devices is
>> RTL81xxU (2008)
>> RTL81xxSU (2009)
>> RTL81xxCU (2010)
> There is also RTL81xxDU, apparently from 2011, a dualband device
> coming in several variants (single MAC + single PHY, double MAC +
> double PHY and double PHY); e.g. 0bda:8194 (single PHY + single MAC).
> While probably not overly common, it was/ is (hardware-wise) a pretty
> interesting device due to its support for 5 GHz - actually I hoped
> it to be a (supported-) RTL8192CU variant when I bought it.
> Unfortunately no driver made it to staging or the proper kernel.
I actually have one of those in my USB dongle box, but as you say, not
overly common so not sure if/when I'll get to it.
Adding 8192du support for 2.4GHz to rtl8xxxu probably wouldn't be too