From: Ross Davis (ross at domain skynet.ie)
Date: Wed 16 May 2001 - 01:52:35 IST
OK, the latest kernel patches appear to have the support.
>cat patch-2.4.4-ac9 | grep USB | grep cable
'USB cable' connects two hosts via a point-to-point network with
- USB cable via ifconfig plusb0 10.0.0.1 pointopoint 10.0.0.2 (and
+ USB cable via "ifconfig plusb0 10.0.0.1 pointopoint 10.0.0.2" (and
+ * It can be used with USB "network cables", for IP-over-USB communications;
Now any recommendations on cables? Laplink.com say their s/w will only
work with their cables - any ideas on how they differentiate between
cables from different vendors and if this would affect it working under
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?
This cable might work - any thoughts?
> Anyone know where I can get one of these that works under
> Linux/Windows at a reasonable price and what s/w I need for
> both OSes?
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