Subject: Re: USB Nikon Coolpix 990
To: None <,>
From: Lennart Augustsson <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/22/2000 14:28:13
Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:

> >       hi, i have never tried Coolpix990 myself. if the protocol is the same,
> >       yes, if we can attach the usb device as normal serial device,
> >       camediaplay or photopc (both in pkgsrc/graphics) will work.
> Do we provide a device that looks like a tty but is actually connected to
> a USB pipe?

Well, yes and no.  There is the ucom driver which provides a lot of the
tty-like behavious, but it needs some device specific stuff to know how
to turn a USB pipe into a tty.  There is no obvious mapping, so there has to
be a kernel driver.

    -- Lennart