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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/4] net: sfp: allow to use also SFP modules which are detected as SFF
On Wed, Dec 30, 2020 at 04:47:53PM +0100, Pali Rohár wrote:
> Some GPON SFP modules (e.g. Ubiquiti U-Fiber Instant) have set SFF phys_id
> in their EEPROM. Kernel SFP subsystem currently does not allow to use
> modules detected as SFF.
> This change extends check for SFP modules so also those with SFF phys_id
> are allowed. With this change also GPON SFP module Ubiquiti U-Fiber Instant
> is recognized.

I really don't want to do this for every single module out there.
It's likely that Ubiquiti do this crap as a vendor lock-in measure.
Let's make it specific to Ubiquiti modules _only_ until such time
that we know better.

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