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Old 11-15-2012, 01:11 AM   #1
haribabu1836
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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.
 
Old 11-15-2012, 07:49 AM   #2
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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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