From: Jim Brain (brain_at_jbrain.com)
Date: 2005-05-12 16:20:27
Marko Mäkelä wrote: >On Thu, May 12, 2005 at 10:37:37AM +0200, MagerValp wrote: > > >>>>>>>"JB" == Jim Brain <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: >>>>>>> >>>>>>> >>JB> No taker here. at least not yet. USB is not nearly as easy to >>JB> implement, and unless you can shoehorn your project into a >>JB> well-supported USB family like HID, you're into writing device >>JB> drivers for each OS you intend to support. >> >>So if you make it appear as a serial port, shouldn't you be able to >>use your VIP server unmodified? >> >> Yes, that is exactly my roadmap. I want maximum exposure, and not all PCs have USB, but all USB machines can buy a USB cable that provides a virtual serial port. And, if I have to write a device driver, I'd rather write one for one of those cables, as it has more usefulness outside VIP. > >To make it appear as a serial port, you would have to write a virtual >serial port driver for every operating system you are going to support, >or to make it appear as one of the existing USB to serial port adapters. > > Which is something that FDTI (your comments notwithstanding), and others have done. -- Jim Brain, Brain Innovations email@example.com http://www.jbrain.com Dabbling in WWW, Embedded Systems, Old CBM computers, and Good Times! Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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