From: Mikhail Peselnik <peselnik@xxxxxxxxx>
This patch adds support for PL-2501 by adding the appropriate USB
ID's. This chip is used in several USB 'Easy Trasfer' Cables.
Signed-off-by: Mikhail Peselnik <peselnik@xxxxxxxxx>
Tested-by: Mikhail Peselnik <peselnik@xxxxxxxxx>
Now with proper sign-offs and right people in cc.
plusb driver (drivers/net/usb/plusb.c) doesn't recognize PL2501 chip.
Since PL2501 uses the same code as PL2301/PL2302 (PL2501 works in
compatibility mode with PL2301/PL2302), the fix is trivial and
attached as a patch.
Just to note: the patch is not mine, it can be found here and there on
I've tested the patch and it works great.
--- linux-3.5/drivers/net/usb/plusb.c.orig 2012-07-22[...]
+++ linux-3.5/drivers/net/usb/plusb.c 2012-07-22 21:07:00.345552404 +0400
@@ -158,5 +161,5 @@ static struct usb_driver plusb_driver =
-MODULE_DESCRIPTION("Prolific PL-2301/2302/25A1 USB Host to Host Link Driver");
+MODULE_DESCRIPTION("Prolific PL-2301/2302/25A1/2501 USB Host to Host