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Re: libusual interface [was Re: libusual and ub]



Pete Zaitcev (zaitcev redhat com) said: 
> > *Why* do they need the capability? Users *should not care* which
> > driver they use - if they do, one of them needs fixed.
> 
> Well, such is the theory, but in practice making an alternative driver
> to handle all cases creates an impossibly high barrier to entry.
> The common solution is to pass known-good devices from old driver to
> new driver (e.g. 8139too, e100). This is, unfortunately, impossible
> in case of USB storage.

That's what I'm asking - why is it impossible? We've turned off
things like eepro100, so I'm not sure why disabling usb-storage
for X, Y, and Z would be a problem. After all, anything left couldn't
be worse than firewire. :)

Bill


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