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Subject: Re: Claiming devices has no effect under Linux

From: Xiaofan Chen <xiaofanc@xxxxxxxxx>
To: libftdi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Wed, 6 Oct 2010 19:27:24 +0800
On Wed, Oct 6, 2010 at 7:23 PM, Thomas Jarosch
<thomas.jarosch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>> Your original post is quite valid and I agree it is a libusb bug.
>> But I do not agree with your point of view on detaching the
>> kernel driver.
> Hmm, though there is a point about re-attaching the kernel driver
> after libftdi usage. Look at another example: If I run a fullscreen X11
> application and it changes the resolution to 320x200, I expect it to switch
> back to my native resolution when I exit the program.
> That's what Thomas K. meant with "global configuration" I guess.

I do not have strong opinion on whether to re-attach the kernel
driver (if it is the sio driver) or not. It is okay to me either way.


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