RE: [PATCH] Getting ScanLogic USB-ATAPI Adapter to work
Leif Sawyer (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Thu, 10 Jan 2002 10:08:21 -0900
> Rene Engelhard wrote:
> > a long time ago I bought the Adapter mentioned above and got it
> > working.
> I sent a fool-proof patch to the MAINTAINER 6 (nine!) months
> before and discussed this on usb-devel. The MAINTAINER has chosen
> to reject this patch (for private discussions whith the manufacturer
> about standards comliance) and leave users alone ! Although I proposed
> to him to disable all QUIRKS and Worksarounds for buggy hardware in his
> tree and see if the system still is running he stayed stubborn. As
> UNUSUAL_DEVS is quite large he is inconsequent for no apparent reason.
> P.S. Please use this patch:
> - Don't bloat Config.in with with unnecessary decisions, just
> fix the bugger automatically.
> - Be non-intrusive to other devices.
Your patch is out of date. But yesterday I posted practically the
same patch for the workaround using the current kernel defines. This patch
was tested across multiple platforms and devices and shown to work.
(caveat -- one cdrw is still having issues, but that is orthagonal to the
Also, the unusual_devs.h device definition will not work. See my
patch for the multiple devices and their different requirements.
Your patch would break nearly everybody's equipment.
do not apply gunther's patch, please.
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