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Re: Ipaq USB network
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: Ipaq USB network
- From: The Hedhog <gstjacques_(_at_)_sympatico_(_dot_)_ca>
- Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2002 17:02:17 -0500
Nathan Binkert wrote:
> > I have a Compaq Ipaq PDA with usb cable. I get:
> > ugen0: Compaq SA1100 USB NIC, rev 1.00/0.00, addr 2
> > in dmesg. I would like to know if this is going to be supported or if
> > there are availible kernel patches for it; or any other information
> > relating to Ipaq and openbsd.
> Well, the first big thing is the software for such a device. It may work
> fine with ugen if it works on one of the other *BSD's. If there is linux
> software, it could probably be ported to use ugen. Kernel drivers aren't
> always the solution for these sorts of devices. Unless they appear as
> things like a disk drive, or a network adapter.
The Ipaq is does Linux-to-Linux usb networking. It's usb-to-usb networking.