Re: cvs commit: src/sys/dev/usb umass.c

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk_at_phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2003 18:31:22 +0100
In message <20030325102327.A22927_at_panzer.kdm.org>, "Kenneth D. Merry" writes:
>On Tue, Mar 25, 2003 at 18:21:16 +0100, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>> In message <20030325101609.A22832_at_panzer.kdm.org>, "Kenneth D. Merry" writes:
>> 
>> >> >  Modified files:
>> >> >    sys/dev/usb          umass.c 
>> >> >  Log:
>> 
>> >> Isn't it time we started loading the quirk table with a userland utility ?
>> >
>> >That makes it kinda hard if you need the quirk to boot.
>> 
>> Booting from USB devices ?
>
>You could, I suppose, given the right BIOS support or if you boot from a
>floppy/CD and run off a USB device, but I'm talking about quirks in
>general.

I was talking about USB quirks specifically, since they seem to
multiply like rabbits.

I would also argue that giving camcontrol an ability to add quirks
from userland would make things easier for the users...

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