HEADSUP: USB da(4) quirks deprecated

Nate Lawson nate at root.org
Tue Jul 29 10:17:16 PDT 2003

On Tue, 29 Jul 2003, Justin T. Gibbs wrote:
> > You may have a device (USB camera, pen drive, hard drive, ...) that begins
> > to get errors like ...  "Synchronize cache failed, status 0x35".
> If the Sync cache fails with a "reasonable error code", then the code
> that silence these errors should be enhanced rather than have a quirk
> entry added.

I'm committed to doing that for devices which respond in a reasonable way
(whether error or success).

> Just to reitterate, the quirks are there for situations that cannot
> be handled in a more programatic way (e.g. a device that dies when
> you send it a certain command).  Please don't blindly re-enable quirks
> to silence junk that winds up in syslog.

I won't be re-enabling quirks except for devices which hang.


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