[Gta04-owner] [PATCH v2] Documentation usb serial: fixed how to provide vendor and product id

Johan Hovold johan at kernel.org
Tue Apr 21 09:47:23 CEST 2015

On Mon, Apr 20, 2015 at 10:15:20PM +0200, Marek Belisko wrote:
> From: "H. Nikolaus Schaller" <hns at goldelico.com>
> While trying to test a Cinterion GSM/GPS/3G module I had reconfigured
> the USB interface by mistake and therefore needed to run a different
> USB driver than CDC-ACM. It turned out that I need the "usbserial" driver.
> This file is an official description how to use it: Documentation/usb/usb-serial.txt
> But it is outdated. The parameters vendor= and product= are only available
> if compiled as a kernel module and have been superseded by a /sys interface.
> Here was the solution:
> https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=175499
>   insmod usbserial vendor=0x#### product=0x####
> becomes (first #### is vendor, second is product)
>   modprobe usbserial
>   echo #### #### >/sys/bus/usb-serial/drivers/generic/new_id
> This patch changes the documentation file to describe the modern variant.
> Please note that the old one still works (if compiled as module).
> Signed-off-by: H. Nikolaus Schaller <hns at goldelico.com>
> Signed-off-by: Marek Belisko <marek at goldelico.com>
> ---
> - fixed 2 sentences suggested by Johan Hovold

Thanks for fixing this. Looks good now.

Acked-by: Johan Hovold <johan at kernel.org>


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