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Julian H. Stacey wrote:
> Chuck Robey wrote:
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>> Julian H. Stacey wrote:
>>> Chuck Robey wrote:
>>>> Well, my first question is, does there exist a tool for USB that let's you
>>>> view the raw return from the usb probing? I want to see what this device
>>>> is actually identifying itself as. Actual numeric vendor IDs and product
>>>> IDs are the sort of thing I'm after. Something a whole lot more detailed
>>>> that usbdevs, please. Even the dmesg listing (as I show above) hasn't got
>>>> the numbers and tails I need.
>>> Hi Chuck,
>>> On list sane-devel@lists.alioth.debian.org (A mostly Linux using
>>> crownd though not just, some BSD) They mostly seem to rec. some
>>> (free I assume) MS$ comparible .exe prog for snatching USB traffic
>>> to then analyse / develop for *IX drivers. I don't remember prog name,
>>> but http://lists.alioth.debian.org/mailm...nfo/sane-devel
>>> Julian

>> Thanks much for the URL, I will definitely look it up. I'm a bit surprised
>> that the SANE folks, who I took to be scanner-oriented, should be
>> interested in graphic tablets.

>
> Err, they're not far as I know, but they often seem to want to grab
> byte streams on scanners to then analyse for Sane. I guess what
> one wants to later use the grabbed traffic for doesnt matter, so
> long as one has the traffic grabbed for analysis ?


Well ... OK, I'm having just a bit of a hard time seeing how that would
help me in trying to get my graphic tablet working on FreeBSD for my dear
old gimp, but I know darn well you're right more often than I am, so I
will give a good look at that list anyhow.

>
>> Is it a feeling of the usb kernel developers involved that thjey ....

>
> Maybe current@ or usb@ might know more than hackers@
>


Good suggestion, I'll act on it, thanks
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