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Old 06-28-2011, 03:05 AM   #1
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Reading the Manufacturer data, Device ID on a USB drive


Hi,

I wish to read the Manufacturer data and other details such as Device ID, Serial number on a USB drive.
1. Could anyone help me out with information on the memory structure of a USB drive? (which location is the mnfr data stored?)
2. Are there are any commands in Linux that will help in reading/accessing this data?

If you have internet links, that will help too.
Thanks once Again.
 
Old 06-28-2011, 04:39 AM   #2
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The lsusb and udevadmin info commands are useful; the first is easy to use; the second needs some ingenuity to determine the path.
 
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Old 06-28-2011, 04:56 AM   #3
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USB in a NutShell.
http://www.beyondlogic.org/usbnutshell/usb1.shtml

I could also recommend Windows Application USBLyzer. This one is the best software analyzer I've found.
http://www.usblyzer.com/
 
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Old 08-01-2011, 04:30 AM   #4
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Thanks the lsusb and the udevadmin info commands are very helpful. Thanks for all the help.
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