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

Yann E. MORIN yann.morin.1998 at free.fr
Thu Aug 21 10:14:36 UTC 2014


Jonathan, All,

On 2014-08-20 21:04 +0300, Jonathan Ben-Avraham spake thusly:
> 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
>  	select BR2_PACKAGE_LIBUSB
>  	help
> -	  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

I would be even more explixit why those drivers are not needed on a
Linux system:

    [...] to provide access to (Windows-only) drivers for the device's
    application mode. [...]

Otherwise, looks good to me:
Reviewed-by: "Yann E. MORIN" <yann.morin.1998 at free.fr>

Regards,
Yann E. MORIN.

> +	  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".
>  
>  	  http://www.draisberghof.de/usb_modeswitch/
>  
> -- 
> 1.7.10.4
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