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Subject: Re: GSoC status update: USB stack development

Re: GSoC status update: USB stack development

From: Frank Gevaerts <>
Date: Sat, 13 Jun 2009 16:14:22 +0200

On Sat, Jun 13, 2009 at 02:59:32PM +0100, Jorge Pinto aka Casainho wrote:
> Although I don't understand nothing of USB, I did read in past on
> Internet that we can use a Linux computer with USB and some very well
> known program that captures all the "packages" from USB. It's the same
> program used for capture the Ethernet packages but with the same
> functionalities for USB :-) -- I am sure that this is a dirty cheap
> option ;-)

Wireshark can indeed trace USB these days, but the software that comes
with most hardware USB analysers usually is a *lot* better at actually
decoding what's going on on the bus and helping you make sense of it.


"Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place.
Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are,
by definition, not smart enough to debug it." - Brian W. Kernighan
Received on 2009-06-13

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