UM1020 support

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at
Mon Feb 21 08:26:01 EST 2005

On Mon, 2005-02-21 at 16:18 +0300, Roman Kagan wrote:
>So there are 3 ways to handle this situation:
> 1) leave it as it is, and expect people to use recent firmware;
> 2) make the driver stop polling the modem after several, say 10,
>    consecutive failures;
> 3) add a workaround to the driver to make it parse the old firmware
>    responses too.
>Naturally I'd prefer 1) as I wouldn't have to do anything but I'd like
>to know other opinions too.

Doesn't sound like (3) would be hard. It would be better to let people
continue to use firmware they know is working for them, I think.


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