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Old 08-16-2005, 09:08 AM   #1
Glemu
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Obtaining USB handles dynamically


I want to connect several “Serial to USB” converters to a target with a 2.4.19 Kernel. The number of devices may vary. Therefore, I need to locate the device names dynamically, in order to open the ports within my application.
Does anyone know a system call, that returns the device names for connected USB devices?

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Old 08-16-2005, 12:55 PM   #2
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To identify a device you can use device IDs (and number of other IDs) and libusb. Check usb.h (not linux/usb.h) and the docs on libusb homepage for details. I don't know how to read name strings, but it should be possible.
 
  


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