Uwatec Smart Z data download takes 1.5 hours for only 4 dives

Linus Torvalds torvalds at linux-foundation.org
Sat Dec 28 10:03:08 UTC 2013

It's using the stir4200 driver, isn't it? That seems to be the most common
USB to irda bridge chip.

I'll see if I can find anything. I need a device that does bulk irda
transfers too, if course. I'll be back home on Monday and try to find
something at Fry's...

On Dec 28, 2013 9:52 AM, "Linus Torvalds" <torvalds at linux-foundation.org>

> Sape, what irda dongle are you using? Is it something that came with the
> uwatek, or some separate one? If I can find anything, I'd better try to get
> something halfway relevant..
>        Linus
> On Dec 28, 2013 9:48 AM, "Linus Torvalds" <torvalds at linux-foundation.org>
> wrote:
>> On Dec 28, 2013 7:47 AM, "Dirk Hohndel" <dirk at hohndel.org> wrote:
>> >
>> > Linus, any idea why a two year old kernel would be more than 4 times
>> > faster? This is with an irda connection...
>> Nobody same uses irda any more (and it wasn't exactly common before
>> either). So it gets no testing and likely bitrots.
>> Is there any hardware that people can think of that does irda that I
>> could easily pick up somewhere and I might test with. Not necessarily a
>> dive computer...
>>       Linus
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