[Buildroot] [PATCH] More descriptive help text for usb_modeswitch

Jonathan Ben-Avraham yba at tkos.co.il
Wed Aug 20 18:04:53 UTC 2014

Improve the help text for usb_modeswitch package for the benefit of the clueless.

Signed-off-by: Jonathan Ben-Avraham <yba at tkos.co.il>
 package/usb_modeswitch/Config.in |   13 +++++++++++--
 1 file changed, 11 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/package/usb_modeswitch/Config.in b/package/usb_modeswitch/Config.in
index 5d8a6d2..2f4c2e8 100644
--- a/package/usb_modeswitch/Config.in
+++ b/package/usb_modeswitch/Config.in
@@ -3,8 +3,17 @@ config BR2_PACKAGE_USB_MODESWITCH
 	depends on BR2_TOOLCHAIN_HAS_THREADS # libusb
-	  USB mode switcher.
-	  Used to switch mode on multiple-function devices
+	  Some USB devices such as modems and Wifi adapters power-up in mass
+	  storage mode to provide access to drivers for the device's
+	  application mode. USB_ModeSwitch changes the mode of such devices
+	  from the initial mode to the application mode. Specific configuration
+	  data for each device model is required.
+	  usb_modeswitch can be used with package usb_modeswitch_data and udev
+	  for automatic mode switching when devices are connected.
+	  For more information Internet search for "Virtual CD-ROM switching
+	  utility".

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