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Re: use of an intermediate device to handle USB interfaces

On Thu, Feb 07, 2008 at 02:43:08AM +0100, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 07, 2008 at 12:39:45AM +0100, Matthias Drochner wrote:
> > This is a device node, called "ucompound" for now, which attaches
> > to a USB device if no driver wants to take it as a whole, and
> > tries to attach drivers which only deal with individual interfaces.
> What kind of devices would benefit from attaching multiple drivers to
> it?

My laptop has a little camera gizmo at the top of the screen, which
includes a microphone.  We don't have a driver for the camera, though
something in pkgsrc will apparently drive it via ugen.  The uaudio
driver works fine with the microphone part, but won't attach if ugen
gets there first.  


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