Re: [PATCH] Firmware loader driver for USB Apple iSight camera

From: Oliver Neukum
Date: Tue May 20 2008 - 18:09:19 EST

Am Mittwoch 21 Mai 2008 00:03:04 schrieb Matthew Garrett:
> On Tue, May 20, 2008 at 11:59:05PM +0200, Oliver Neukum wrote:
> > How does that simplify suspend/resume?
> > If the device looses its firmware due to suspend you must implement
> > this support in uvc, or a user space driver will be as good as this solution.
> If it loses its firmwrare, it'll reattach with the old ID.

Thereby breaking the binding to the uvc driver. It'll be considered
a new device. You might just as well load the firmware through usbfs
triggered by udev.

If you really want to fix this you'd have to extend the persist
infrastructure first.


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