Subject: Re: USB drivers
To: Michael C. Richardson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: None <email@example.com>
Date: 05/26/1998 08:32:31
In message <199805260241.WAA08477@istari.sandelman.ottawa.on.ca>, "Michael C. R
> However, a camera seems a bit of a complicated things to start with.
>I'm looking for suggestions on a useful, simple, (cheap) USB peripheral
>that would be good for debugging the host end of a USB driver. Does anyone
>have any thoughts?
Well, for "simple but probably completely undocumented", there's the
control panel Toshiba used on their Infinia series of computers, it's got
a few buttons, a knob, and (on some models) an LCD panel. It's actually one
of the best USB hacks I've seen; you can play CD's on a machine without
waking up the display, and you have a software volume knob, and... it's
I doubt it helps, though, but I'd love to have a driver for one.
I believe there are USB keyboards, mice, and scanners now. I don't know
if you actually have to write a driver for them, or if the BIOS notices them
and turns them into a "regular" device through some black magic.