kern/80383: [PATCH] Add quirk for uhid to ignore certain usbdevices (blacklist)

Adam Kropelin akropel1 at
Sun May 1 06:10:05 PDT 2005

The following reply was made to PR kern/80383; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: "Adam Kropelin" <akropel1 at>
To: "Thierry Thomas" <thierry at>,
	"Lonnie Mendez" <lmendez19 at>
Cc: <FreeBSD-gnats-submit at>, <freebsd-usb at>
Subject: Re: kern/80383: [PATCH] Add quirk for uhid to ignore certain usbdevices (blacklist)
Date: Sun, 1 May 2005 09:08:12 -0400

 Thierry Thomas wrote:
 >> Le Mer 27 avr 05 à  7:55:31 +0200, Lonnie Mendez
 >> <lmendez19 at> écrivait :
 >>>> Number:         80383
 >>>> Category:       kern
 >>>> Synopsis:       [PATCH] Add quirk for uhid to ignore certain usb
 >>>> devices (blacklist)
 >>>> Description:
 >>> This patch allows uhid to leave alone devices that identify
 >>> themselves as hid based, but are indeed
 >>> used via another interface.  This is very simliar in concept to the
 >>> hid blacklist table found in hid-core.c in the linux kernel.
 >> Fine! I also need this to use the new MGE UPS devices (with nut,
 >> libusb and the newhidups driver). I have applied the submitted patch
 >> on a
 >> 5.4-STABLE, and it's OK.
 >> To add the MGE UPS devices, I need the attached patches.
 Just to nitpick a little...
 > +product MGE UPS1  0x0001 MGEUPS newhidups 1
 > +product MGE UPS2  0xffff MGEUPS newhidups 2
 I'm not sure it's appropriate in this context to refer to a userspace 
 program like "newhidups". I think this field is really meant to be a textual 
 name for the product being identified. Based on the other entries in the 
 file, something like a model name or generc description may be more 

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