Lenovo x201 WWAN module in Lucid kernel?

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com
Fri May 21 17:30:51 UTC 2010

On 05/21/2010 10:11 AM, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> On Fri, May 21, 2010 at 09:18:26AM -0600, Tim Gardner wrote:
>> Torsten - This exact driver version already exists in Lucid:
>> drivers/usb/serial/option.c. It appears to have support for a Qualcomm
>> family of devices, but I'm not  sure if that includes the Gobi chipset.
>> It might also be a simple matter of firmware. Can you get your customer
>> the correct copy of firmware and have them place it in /lib/firmware ?
>> It may just work.
> No, the gobi chipsets require the qcserial driver. It's been broken
> upstream since 2.6.32, hence the patches.

Torsten - I took a closer look at Matthew's patch set. While I've no 
doubt that it works, its also quite invasive. In my opinion this patch 
will not satisfy SRU criteria.

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com

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