Re: [PATCH] USB: serial: option: set driver_info for SIM5218 and compatibles
From: Johan Hovold
Date: Tue Mar 19 2019 - 08:27:29 EST
On Tue, Mar 19, 2019 at 12:25:53PM +0000, Måns Rullgård wrote:
> Johan Hovold <johan@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > On Tue, Mar 19, 2019 at 10:54:00AM +0000, Måns Rullgård wrote:
> >> Johan Hovold <johan@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> >> >> Regardless, setting the NCTRL flag should be harmless.
> >> >
> >> > Well, there are devices that depend on getting these requests, at least
> >> > for the QMI interface. But we can always revert if anyone complains.
> >> The QMI interface doesn't even pretend to be a uart. The other ones do,
> >> but there isn't actually any real uart behind them. For instance, it
> >> doesn't matter what baud rate one sets.
> > Sure, but some devices still require "DTR" to be set for the QMI
> > interface, so there not being any real uart is no guarantee that there
> > is no firmware that expects these calls.
> Now I'm thoroughly confused. The QMI interface has a completely
> separate driver that creates a network device (if I'm reading the code
I was just giving an example of firmware sometimes doing unexpected