Oisin Feeley wrote :
> "irda-usb IrDA-USB device driver, for USB
> devices/dongles that comply with the official IrDA-USB
> class specification. This is used, for e.g.:
> ACTiSYS ACT-IR2000U
> KC Technology KC-180
> Extended Systems XTNDAccess ESI-9685"
> and from a "MacInTouch" mailing list entry from 2002
> in which a poster quotes a response from ACTiSYS
> saying that their product is based on a KC chip
> So, is this accurate? If so why is the ACTiSYS listed
> as a separate dongle to the KC one? Shouldn"t the
> supported hardware be listed by underlying
You are nitpicking. Most people are not aware that the
ACT-IR2000U dongle is based on a KC chipset, like the KC dongle, and
it's a popular product, so it make sense to list the dongle rather
than the chipset.
> 3. Can anyone tell me if the Sigmatel driver is
> making progress?
Available and working in kernel 2.6.X (see my web page).