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Date:	Wed, 27 Aug 2008 00:11:19 +0200
From:	"Damien Th├ębault" <>
To:	"David Brownell" <>
Cc:	tony_gibbs <>,
	"NETDEV mailing list" <>,
	"Linux USB mailing list" <>
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
<> 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 <> 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
"", but "".

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)


Damien Thebault
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