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Old 03-17-2006, 02:40 AM   #1
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Linux-driver for Kingsun/Dazzle IrDA USB-dongle?

I have a cheap (10 $) IrDA USB-dongle, which does not seem to be supported in Mandriva 2006. Does anyone know, if there would be a Linux-driver for this thing? Couldn't find anything during hours of Googling.

$ lsusb
Bus 002 Device 004: ID 07d0:4959 Dazzle
$ cat /proc/bus/usb/devices
T:  Bus=02 Lev=01 Prnt=01 Port=01 Cnt=01 Dev#=  4 Spd=1.5 MxCh= 0
D:  Ver= 1.10 Cls=00(>ifc ) Sub=00 Prot=00 MxPS= 8 #Cfgs=  1
P:  Vendor=07d0 ProdID=4959 Rev= 1.00
S:  Manufacturer=Kingsun CO.
S:  Product=USB to IRDA
C:* #Ifs= 1 Cfg#= 1 Atr=80 MxPwr=100mA
I:  If#= 0 Alt= 0 #EPs= 1 Cls=ff(vend.) Sub=00 Prot=00 Driver=(none)
E:  Ad=81(I) Atr=03(Int.) MxPS=   8 Ivl=1ms
$ drakhardware
Manufacturer: ‎Kingsun CO.
Description: ‎USB to IRDA
Media class: ‎
Bus: ‎USB
Bus PCI #: ‎2
PCI device: ‎4
Manufacturer ID: ‎2000
Device ID: ‎18777
Module: uknown
Old 03-18-2006, 11:10 AM   #2
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dmesg | tail
after plugging in your dongle. then post results. I don't know what a dongle is.
Old 03-21-2006, 01:47 AM   #3
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$ dmesg | tail
usb 2-2: new low speed USB device using uhci_hcd and address 7
That's all it says...


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