Subject: Re: umodem
To: Aaron J. Grier <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/25/2000 13:47:39
On Tue, 25 Jan 2000 13:17:57 -0800
"Aaron J. Grier" <email@example.com> wrote:
> don't you hook a modem to a communications port, and not the other way
> around? IE
> ucom* at uhub?
> umodem* at ucom?
> Does having only 'umodem* at uhub?' make sense? (IE can you use the
> modem without having a ucom device associated with it?) Or is this just
> the weird backwards way USB works?
It's not really backwards if you understand the abstractions...
`umodem' attaches to a specific class of USB device. `ucom' presents
the TTY layer for that device. I expect that a forthcoming `userial'
will also have a `ucom' child at some point, as well.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>