Re: Likely issue with ch341 kernel-module/driver

From: Peter Stuge
Date: Wed Aug 26 2015 - 14:09:37 EST

Johan Hovold wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 26, 2015 at 09:39:36PM +0530, Ajay Garg wrote:
> > garbage characters transmitted from embedded-device
> > It seems that there is some issue with the driver.
> Why do think it's a driver issue?

I can confirm similar issues with the in-tree driver and my hardware.

> > Any chance this can be made to work?

Ajay, please try building the vendor driver. That works well for me.

> > Any upgrade that might solve the issue?

There is no upgrade. Someone needs to spend a day or so on adding
functionality from the vendor driver to the in-tree driver, in a
backwards-compatible way.

> Looks like a hardware issue, I'm afraid.

When I got garbage from the in-tree driver it was indeed a driver issue.

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