Re: [PATCH] staging: usbip: convert usbip-host driver tousb_device_driver
From: Greg KH
Date: Thu Jan 23 2014 - 14:44:26 EST
On Thu, Jan 23, 2014 at 09:37:28PM +0200, Valentina Manea wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 23, 2014 at 9:09 PM, Greg KH <gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Thu, Jan 23, 2014 at 08:36:46PM +0200, Valentina Manea wrote:
> >> This driver was previously an interface driver. Since USB/IP
> >> exports a whole device, not just an interface, it would make
> >> sense to be a device driver.
> >> This patch also modifies the way userspace sees and uses a
> >> shared device - dealing with interfaces is no longer required.
> > In what way is this modified? What is now different?
> 1. The usbip_status file is no longer created for interface 0, but for
> the whole device (such as
> 2. Per interface information, such as interface class or protocol, is
> no longer sent/received. Only device specific information is
> 3. Since the driver was moved one level below in the USB architecture,
> there is no need to bind/unbind each interface, just the device as a
Please say all of this in your changelog entry :)
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