.fdi files and HAL

Joe Shaw joeshaw at novell.com
Mon Jun 7 16:40:29 PDT 2004

On Tue, 2004-06-08 at 00:41 +0200, Colin Marquardt wrote:
> > Also, is *every* device uniquely identifiable by its PCI/USB product_id?
> At least not for USB IDs, unfortunately. There are many digicams out
> there that share the same USB Product ID, and I hear it's the same
> for scanners.

Printers too. :(  All Epson Stylus printers have the same USB IDs... you
have to use a special printer protocol to get a stringified
representation of the exact model.


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