RE: [PATCH] drivers/usb/

From: James Simmons (
Date: Tue Oct 10 2000 - 02:31:08 EST

> Not needed. This is a misunderstanding. Maybe that needs
> some work (in Help maybe), but not this patch.

Yes please. It can be very misleading.

> Then if you select USB HID support, that builds the hid driver,
> which handles mice, keyboards, joysticks, gamepads, speaker
> buttons, any-old-kind-of buttons, toaster buttons, etc.

I didn't realize USB had this level of functionality.
> OTOH, if you want just some basic USB mouse & keyboard support,
> you don't have to use the hid driver, you can use the HIDBP
> (HID Boot Protocol) drivers instead. However, these drivers
> (hid and hidbp) are mutually exclusive and you shouldn't
> try to select both of them.

Okay I see.

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