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Subject: Re: USB ids: use our own, or the ones from the OF?

Re: USB ids: use our own, or the ones from the OF?

From: Michael Sparmann <>
Date: Tue, 29 May 2012 22:27:58 +0200

> * Do we want one id per target (I think ideally we do)? Or even one id
> per "main" protocol (so we'd use e.g. a different id for MSC than for
> MTP (whenever we get MTP support)) (this would mosy probably be asking
> too much from the openmoko folks)

+1, and I think 256 IDs are not all that much. They probably have a
block of 65536 addresses, and acquiring such a block only costs a
one-time fee of $2000. So we'd basically be asking them for about $10
worth of IDs.

> I personally think that ideally we want one id per device, and that if
> we manage to get that many we should use those ids by default, with a
> setting to allow using the OF id. If we only get a few ids (or just
> one), I think we should offer that id as a non-default option for those
> people who are stuck with difficult hosts (such as the mentioned car
> audio systems)


Received on 2012-05-29

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