Further googling provided part of the answer - the Prolific PL2301/PL2302 and Netchip 1080 ASICs
are currently supported but still can't seem to find what cables have what ASICs!
Also, for anyone that doesn't know as I didn't; you need more than just a cable because USB, unlike some
buses, is designed to have only one master(the host controller). Thus you need a special device that
sits in between the two hosts, hence the ASIC.
> The cable at http://www.comcatusa.com/comcat/bafbfusblapc.html has an ASIC
> chip on it - am I right in thinking this means it's 'Application
> Specific' and won't work under Linux?
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