Re: [PATCH v2 1/1] xhci: add USB2 test mode support

From: Greg Kroah-Hartman
Date: Wed Feb 08 2017 - 08:51:37 EST

On Wed, Feb 08, 2017 at 02:44:44PM +0100, Alexander Stein wrote:
> This patch adds support for USB2 test mode (Test_J, Test_K,
> Test_SE0_NAK and Test_Packet) per XHCI spec 4.19.6.
> USB2 test mode is a required hardware feature for system integrators
> validating their hardware according to USB spec, regarding signal
> strength and stuff. It is purely a hardware test feature.
> Usually you need an oscilloscope and have to enable those test modes on
> the hardware. This will send some specific test patterns on D+/D-. There
> is no report available (in Linux itself) as it is purely externally
> visible. Regular USB usage is not possible at that time.
> Anyone (well access to e.g. /dev/bus/usb/001/001 provided) can use it by
> sending appropriate USB_PORT_FEAT_TEST requests to the hub.
> The same feature for ehci based hosts is already available at
> Signed-off-by: "Wang, Yu" <>
> Signed-off-by: "Li, Guanglei" <>
> Signed-off-by: "Wu, Hao" <hao.wu@xxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Alexander Stein <alexander.stein@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> ---
> Changes in v2:
> * Added additional info about USB2 test modes itself into commit message
> * Add URL for same test mode feature on ehci hosts.

Much nicer, thanks.