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

Poul-Henning Kamp
Tue Mar 25 17:31:27 PST 2003

In message <>, "Kenneth D. Merry" writes:
>On Tue, Mar 25, 2003 at 18:21:16 +0100, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>> In message <>, "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

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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