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Subject: Re: USB IDs


From: Frank Gevaerts via rockbox-dev <>
Date: Thu, 10 Dec 2015 10:45:56 +0100

On Wed, Dec 09, 2015 at 05:34:30PM -0600, Paul Louden via rockbox-dev wrote:
> Didn't we try this once years ago with IDs allocated from another project,
> and run into issues when we contacted for clarification and found that
> doing so would still technically be 'against the rules'?

I don't remember the details, but as far as I remember the clarification
we asked was about using the OF IDs.


> On Wed, Dec 9, 2015 at 5:30 PM, franklin_wei via rockbox-dev <
>> wrote:
> > EHLO.
> >
> > Harald Welte at the OpenMoko project was kind enough to allocate the
> > Rockbox project a block of 256 USB product IDs ranging from 1d50:5300 to
> > 1d50:53ff.
> >
> > Now that we have the PIDs, it's time to assign them to targets. The
> > current plan is to allocate all the stable targets and some of the
> > in-development ones (e.g. ipod6g) a unique PID, and all the rest a "generic
> > rockbox device" PID.
> >
> > See for more information.
> >
> > Franklin
> >

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Received on 2015-12-10

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