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Bug 981340 - RFE: Add missing device to sisusb.c
Summary: RFE: Add missing device to sisusb.c
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel
Version: rawhide
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Kernel Maintainer List
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2013-07-04 13:50 UTC by Jóhann B. Guðmundsson
Modified: 2013-07-04 21:54 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2013-07-04 21:54:39 UTC

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Description Jóhann B. Guðmundsson 2013-07-04 13:50:08 UTC
Description of problem:

I have absolutely no idea what the proper procedure to add device to kernel drivers anywho my team leader thought it was a great idea to throw two additional displays to my desk after me spending time yesterday fighting drm/i915 havoc with 3.9/3.10 kernels which required me to buy Hi-Speed USB DVI Converter to plug into my docking station so I ran down to the store bought [1] plug one additional monitor to it, ran yum -y install xorg-x11-drv-sisusb && modprobe sisusbvga then logged out of gnome and back in again no additional monitor detect.

Now the kernel detects the device when plugged 

[   41.430937] usb 1-1.5.2: USB disconnect, device number 7
[   44.679015] usb 1-1.5.4: new high-speed USB device number 10 using ehci-pci
[   44.764485] usb 1-1.5.4: New USB device found, idVendor=0711, idProduct=0950
[   44.764494] usb 1-1.5.4: New USB device strings: Mfr=0, Product=0, SerialNumber=0

which basically means if I get this right a simple missing one liner "{ USB_DEVICE(0x0711, 0x0950) }," based on the above output in the sisusbvga module. ( sisusbvga/sisusb.c )

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Comment 1 Jóhann B. Guðmundsson 2013-07-04 21:54:39 UTC
Got of my lazy ass learned the proper procedures and created the patch my self and upstreamed it. 

What better learning experience then a oneliner anyway :)

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