USB vendor ID 0000 on Blue Pill

Marian Buschsieweke marian.buschsieweke at
Mon Apr 9 11:07:31 CEST 2018


imho the new naming convention suggested by Peter Lebbing is more obvious and
has the advantage to remain compatible with old HowTos.

Also, I personally believe there is no harm in building building both versions
by default. This also seems to me the more common case that users want the
image with vid & pid included, so it would be nice to have this case covered by

Kind regards,

M.Sc. Marian Buschsieweke
Dept. Communication and Networked Systems (ComSys)
Institute for Intelligent Cooperating Systems (IKS)
Otto-von-Guericke-University of Magdeburg
Universitätsplatz 2, Building 29, Room 314
39106 Magdeburg
Tel.: +49 - 391 - 67 - 52673
Fax:  +49 - 391 - 67 - 41161


On Mon, 9 Apr 2018 10:55:23 +0200
Peter Lebbing <peter at> wrote:

> On 09/04/18 04:15, NIIBE Yutaka wrote:
> > Or... is it better to default to the image with VID-PID, changing the
> > last step to generate distribution image withno VID-PID?  I wonder.  
> Right now, you explicitly name the image /with/ a VID and PID. But maybe
> people will pick up quicker on the way it works when you explicitly name
> the image /without/ a VID and PID.
> Instead of
> gnuk.bin/.hex/.elf/...
> gnuk-vidpid.bin/.hex/.elf/...
> Name them
> gnuk-novidpid.bin/...
> gnuk.bin/...
> That way, the name is a red flag to anyone trying to flash the former,
> and they will consult the documentation to find out what step they are
> missing.
> HTH,
> Peter.

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