[chirp_users] chirp_users Digest, Vol 133, Issue 8

Nigel A. Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF
Sat Jan 11 18:33:28 PST 2020

It's not the "Linux distro" thaty detects the chip and provides the device driver. 
Device drivers are in the kernal and all Linux distros get their kernal from the same place. All kernals for a current distro will be the latest version of the one kernal available.
If the kernal changes to detect fake chips then all future distros will be impacted.

> On 11 January 2020 at 19:21 Dave B via chirp_users <chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com> wrote:
> It is I suspect, only a matter of time, before one Linux distro or other
> also detects and blocks the use of such "fake" chips.  After that, all
> the others will probably do so too.

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