Re: [PATCH 1/3] mfd: Add support for FTDI FT232H devices

From: BjÃrn Mork
Date: Wed Jul 12 2017 - 05:12:24 EST

Johan Hovold <johan@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> On Tue, Jul 11, 2017 at 08:52:37AM +0200, Anatolij Gustschin wrote:
>> For devices with connected EEPROM some modes (including UART) are
>> configurable in the EEPROM. For devices without EEPROM the default
>> mode is always UART, but FIFO-, Bitbang- and MPSSE-mode can be
>> switched via commands to the the chip.
> IIRC we should be able read from the EEPROM, and I would at least expect
> there to be a way to retrieve the current mode as well.

Stupid question, I know, but I cannot help thinking: If you have an
EEPROM then why the h... don't you use an application specific device