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haribabu1836 11-15-2012 02:11 AM

USB auto detection in Linux
 
Hi, Can any one please let me know how USB device auto detection happening.
Is device auto detection is a S/W(OS) logic or H/W(mechanical) logic or both?
What OS internals in Linux identifies device presence or removed from system?

thanks in advance.

michaelk 11-15-2012 08:49 AM

Hopefully this will provide a starting point where you can get a basic idea and then be able to search for more information about how the linux USB subsystem works.

http://www.ftdichip.com/Support/Docu...numeration.pdf
http://www.linuxjournal.com/article/8093


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