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Date:	Wed, 27 Aug 2008 00:11:19 +0200
From:	"Damien Th├ębault" <damien.thebault@...il.com>
To:	"David Brownell" <david-b@...bell.net>
Cc:	tony_gibbs <Tony_Gibbs@...puserve.com>,
	"NETDEV mailing list" <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
	"Linux USB mailing list" <linux-usb@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] plusb.c patched to support Belkin F5U258 USB host-to-host cable

On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 23:56, Damien Th├ębault
<damien.thebault@...il.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> Sorry to hijack this thread, but today I bought one host-to-host USB
> cable, and it's a Belkin F5U258.
>
> On Sat, Feb 16, 2008 at 22:41, David Brownell <david-b@...bell.net> wrote:
>> Here's a patch with cleanups and without various encoding bugs.
>> Can you verify it still works?
>
> I applied it against my linux 2.6.26 tree, enabled plugged the two
> ends into two ports of my computer, used "ip l set usb0 up" and "ip l
> set usb1 up", started an "arping -I usb0 <some address>" and "tcpdump
> -i usb1", and I see packets.
> Then I changed the mac address of usb1, let ipv6 choose a link-local
> address and pinged it from usb0, it's working too.
> I didn't try some more advanced test as I only have one computer at
> the moment (but it should be possible to do something with iptables, I
> did it once)
>
>> When you test this, please enable CONFIG_USB_DEBUG and let us know
>> if those the host software still needs to do that reset ... or at
>> least, whether the diagnostic appears.
>
> The attached file is the dmesg output, I see timeouts when the
> interface is set to up (at 895 and 985), but nothing else, is this ok?
>

By the way, from the very beginning of this thread, the wrong email is
used for "Linux USB mailing list", it's not
"majordomo@...r.kernel.org", but "linux-usb@...r.kernel.org".

So, people from linux-usb should read the previous mail in the
available archives [1][2].
(I'm sorry but I know no other way to do this)

[1] http://www.spinics.net/lists/netdev/msg55416.html
[2] http://marc.info/?l=linux-netdev&m=120307070602296&w=2

Regards,
-- 
Damien Thebault
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