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Bug 119127 - Update support for Keyspan 19HS USB serial dongle
Update support for Keyspan 19HS USB serial dongle
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2004-03-25 06:19 EST by Matt Dainty
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-09-29 16:15:26 EDT
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Patch as found on Keyspan site (28.20 KB, patch)
2004-03-25 06:20 EST, Matt Dainty
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Description Matt Dainty 2004-03-25 06:19:29 EST
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Description of problem:
The 2.4.22 kernel (Fedora or kernel.org) doesn't have support for the
Keyspan 19HS single port serial dongle.

Keyspan have a patch available here:


...which adds support for this model. I've added this patch as #1268
into the Fedora kernel-2.4.spec file and it applies cleanly and
builds. I've tested my dongle with a rebuilt 2.4.22-1.2174 kernel and
it now works as expected.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Plug 19HS USB serial dongle into computer

Actual Results:  dmesg shows kernel acknowledges the basic USB device
exists, but no driver takes ownership.

Expected Results:  dmesg shows kernel acknowledges the USB device,
keyspan driver should take ownership, report exact hardware
name/version/configuration and the /dev nodes by which to access the

Additional info:
Comment 1 Matt Dainty 2004-03-25 06:20:52 EST
Created attachment 98846 [details]
Patch as found on Keyspan site
Comment 2 David Lawrence 2004-09-29 16:15:26 EDT
Thanks for the bug report. However, Red Hat no longer maintains this version of
the product. Please upgrade to the latest version and open a new bug if the problem

The Fedora Legacy project (http://fedoralegacy.org/) maintains some older releases, 
and if you believe this bug is interesting to them, please report the problem in
the bug tracker at: http://bugzilla.fedora.us/

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