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Re: USB-Server?



Dag Brattli wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> The idea would be to impl. a low level usb driver similar to usb-ohci or
> usb-uhci in the local Linux machine. Using a utility program one could
> tell this driver to attach to a remote TCP/IP device instead of some
> local hardware. The remote box would have to impl a low level driver
> that takes the TCP/IP data and talk to the real hardware. The drivers
> would of course need to wrap/unwrap the USB data and add control
> information so it knows what kind of data it is and what to do with it.
> Local applications shouldn't know the difference.

Just recently there was a short discussion about this on the
linux-usb-devel list called "USB in Linux, over the net?" which you can
find at
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-usb-devel&m=103902396613809&w=2.

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Orjan Friberg
Axis Communications AB