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[Lcdproc] Trying to get a new 633 USB working on RH9


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  • From: cslyon AT netsvcs.com (Christopher Lyon)
  • Subject: [Lcdproc] Trying to get a new 633 USB working on RH9
  • Date: Thu Jul 24 22:57:01 2003

Oh yeah, forgot that I did a diff on the files already. So if you want
to mod the file yourself, here you go.


Note the changes have a 'ADD' by them.


FTDI_SIO.h

/* www.crystalfontz.com devices - thanx for providing free devices for
evaluation ! */

/* they use the ftdi chipset for the USB interface and the vendor id
is the same */=20

#define FTDI_XF_634_PID 0xFC09 /* Four line device */=20
#define FTDI_XF_632_PID 0xFC08 /* Two line device */=20
#define FTDI_XF_633_PID 0xFC0B /* Two line device (ADD)*/
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FTDI_SIO.C
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<..snip...>
static struct usb_device_id id_table_8U232AM [] =3D {
{ USB_DEVICE_VER(FTDI_VID, FTDI_8U232AM_PID, 0, 0x3ff) },
{ USB_DEVICE_VER(FTDI_NF_RIC_VID, FTDI_NF_RIC_PID, 0, 0x3ff) },
{ USB_DEVICE_VER(FTDI_VID, FTDI_XF_634_PID, 0, 0x3ff) },
{ USB_DEVICE_VER(FTDI_VID, FTDI_XF_632_PID, 0, 0x3ff) },
{ USB_DEVICE_VER(FTDI_VID, FTDI_XF_633_PID, 0, 0x3ff) }, /* ADD
*/
</snip...>
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<...snip...>
static struct usb_device_id id_table_FT232BM [] =3D {
{ USB_DEVICE_VER(FTDI_VID, FTDI_8U232AM_PID, 0x400, 0xffff) },
{ USB_DEVICE_VER(FTDI_NF_RIC_VID, FTDI_NF_RIC_PID, 0x400,
0xffff) },
{ USB_DEVICE_VER(FTDI_VID, FTDI_XF_634_PID, 0x400, 0xffff) },
{ USB_DEVICE_VER(FTDI_VID, FTDI_XF_632_PID, 0x400, 0xffff) },
{ USB_DEVICE_VER(FTDI_VID, FTDI_XF_633_PID, 0x400, 0xffff) },
/* ADD */
</snip...>


<...snip...>
static __devinitdata struct usb_device_id id_table_combined [] =3D {
{ USB_DEVICE(FTDI_VID, FTDI_SIO_PID) },
{ USB_DEVICE(FTDI_VID, FTDI_8U232AM_PID) },
{ USB_DEVICE(FTDI_VID, FTDI_XF_634_PID) },
{ USB_DEVICE(FTDI_VID, FTDI_XF_632_PID) },
{ USB_DEVICE(FTDI_VID, FTDI_XF_633_PID) }, /* ADD */
</snip....>
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brian Gentry
> [mailto:BGentry AT ncst.com]
> Sent: Thursday, July 24, 2003 3:02 PM
> To:
> lcdproc AT lists.omnipotent.net
> Subject: [Lcdproc] Trying to get a new 633 USB working on RH9
>=20
> I am so desperate I am sending this to the masses... =3D)
>=20
>=20
> Ok I need help again...
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> What can I do tonight and tomorrow (7/25/03) to get this USB 633 to
work
> in the latest RedHat kernel?..I need the latest ftdi_sio driver, is
this
> available from sourceforge?..can you email me the link? I am cracking
> under the pressure to get this to work ASAP.
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> Help...?
>=20
> I can't remember if I just need to copy the new ftdi driver files into
> the directory(? Which dir?), or if I need to recompile?? Any
> rudamentory steps that you might find obvious please include them,
> because I am so stressed I feel like I could miss an obvious step...
> Maybe we could email it to the list also as a current
workaround(recipe)
> for the new 633USB...
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> Thanks for your help...
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> Stressed in Virginia,
> Brian
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Wayne Wylupski
> [mailto:wayne AT connact.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, July 23, 2003 11:23 PM
> To: Brian Gentry
> Cc: Christopher Lyon; Brent A. Crosby
> Subject: Re: [Lcdproc] Trying to get a 633 USB working on RH9
>=20
>=20
> A modified version of my patch made it into the kernel sources for
> 2.4.22 and 2.6 -- so when 2.6 is official you could claim your devices
> will work out of the box.
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> Wayne
>=20
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Brian Gentry"
> <BGentry AT ncst.com>
> To: "Wayne Wylupski"
> <projects AT webBastards.com>
> Cc: "Christopher Lyon"
> <cslyon AT affant.com>;
> "Brent A. Crosby"
> <brent AT crystalfontz.com>
> Sent: Monday, July 21, 2003 9:29 AM
> Subject: RE: [Lcdproc] Trying to get a 633 USB working on RH9
>=20
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> > Thanks again Wayne!!!
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Wayne Wylupski
> > [mailto:projects AT webBastards.com]
> > Sent: Sunday, July 20, 2003 8:33 PM
> > To: Brian Gentry
> > Cc: Christopher Lyon; Brent A. Crosby
> > Subject: Re: [Lcdproc] Trying to get a 633 USB working on RH9
> >
> >
> > Okay, I just sent off another patch to the ftdi_sio list. I'll you
> > know how it all goes.
> >
> > Wayne
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Brian Gentry"
> > <BGentry AT ncst.com>
> > To: "Wayne Wylupski"
> > <projects AT webBastards.com>;
> > <lcdproc AT lists.omnipotent.net>
> > Cc: "Christopher Lyon"
> > <cslyon AT affant.com>;
> > "Brent A. Crosby"
> > <brent AT crystalfontz.com>
> > Sent: Friday, July 18, 2003 9:09 AM
> > Subject: RE: [Lcdproc] Trying to get a 633 USB working on RH9
> >
> >
> > > I don't think I can do this... I would love to help.. My knowledge
> > > in this area seems infinitesimal compared to yours =3D)
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Wayne Wylupski
> > > [mailto:projects AT webBastards.com]
> > > Sent: Thursday, July 17, 2003 9:46 PM
> > > To: Brian Gentry;
> > > lcdproc AT lists.omnipotent.net
> > > Cc: Christopher Lyon; Brent A. Crosby
> > > Subject: Re: [Lcdproc] Trying to get a 633 USB working on RH9
> > >
> > >
> > > I tried once and it was rejected because the developers wanted to
> > > see IDs of real products, not future products.
> > >
> > > The driver looks as if it's part of the real kernel now, so the
best
> > > way to do it is to supply generate a patch against a recent
version
> > > of
> >
> > > the kernel (2.4.21, 2.4.22-pre6 are good candidates). Mail them
to
> > > the ftdi_sio development mailing list:
> > > ftdi-usb-sio-devel AT lists.sourceforge.net
> > > AND Greg KH: greg at kroah.com
> > >
> > > If you want me to do it, I'll have time over the weekend to put
> > > together the patch. I'm trying to write a modification to the
> > > driver that will allow people to specify the vendor/product IDs as
> > > parameters
> >
> > > to the kernel.
> > >
> > > Wayne
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Brian Gentry"
> > > <BGentry AT ncst.com>
> > > To: "Wayne Wylupski"
> > > <projects AT webBastards.com>;
> > > <lcdproc AT lists.omnipotent.net>
> > > Cc: "Christopher Lyon"
> > > <cslyon AT affant.com>;
> > > "Brent A. Crosby"
> > > <brent AT crystalfontz.com>
> > > Sent: Thursday, July 17, 2003 2:02 PM
> > > Subject: RE: [Lcdproc] Trying to get a 633 USB working on RH9
> > >
> > >
> > > > Wayne,
> > > > How do we get these new PIDs into the FTDI_SIO driver.. I know
how
> > > > we can
> > > do it.. But is there some place we can get these added
"officially"
> > > so
> >
> > > we can point people to a driver that works with Linux...
> > > >
> > > > Maybe you aren't the person to ask =3D)
> > > >
> > > > Brian
> > > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: Brent A. Crosby
> > > > [mailto:brent AT crystalfontz.com]
> > > > Sent: Thursday, July 17, 2003 1:33 PM
> > > > To:
> > > > lcdproc AT lists.omnipotent.net
> > > > Cc: Brian Gentry; Wayne Wylupski; Christopher Lyon
> > > > Subject: RE: [Lcdproc] Trying to get a 633 USB working on RH9
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > The first 633 USB prototypes were kludged together with 632 or
634
> > > > USB
> > >
> > > > boards, and therefore had the 632 or 634's VID:PID
> > > >
> > > > Here is the current "official" Crystalfontz VID:PID list:
> > > >
> > > > 0403:FC08 =3D> 632 (16x2--in production)
> > > > 0403:FC09 =3D> 634 (20x4--in production)
> > > > 0403:FC0A =3D> 547 (proprietary)
> > > > 0403:FC0B =3D> 633 (16x2 with keys--in production) 0403:FC0C =
=3D>
631
> > > > (20x2 future) 0403:FC0D =3D> 635 (20x4 future)
> > > > 0403:FC0E =3D> reserved for future products
> > > > 0403:FC0F =3D> reserved for future products
> > > >
> > > > >The important thing here is .. That something has changed!...
> > > > >Crystalfontz has a new USB633 out with a different PID than the
> > > > >prototype Wayne and I have... I have the new one also, but have
> > > > >yet
> >
> > > > >to test it. I think we need to change the ftdi_sio driver like
> > > > >Chris did in a previous email..
> > > >
> > > >
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