[rescue] USB KVM with my Octane: possible?

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Tue Jun 19 18:07:07 CDT 2007

Micah R Ledbetter wrote:
> On Jun 19, 2007, at 01:49, Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:
>> When an endpoint device hops on the network
>> and gets its address, it screams its profile type (there are several
>> standard ones--which is why simple devices like keyboards, mice, flash
>> drives, media readers, and stereo audio devices Just Work without
>> drivers), vendor id, and model id back at the root hub, so that your
>> machine knows which drivers to load.
> Not that I've found such a thing... but it sounds like that profile- 
> screaming would make it plausible to design an adapter designed to  
> work with standard keyboards and mice. Is that not the case?

You could probably put one together yourself with a microcontroller and 
a bit of code.

Peace...  Sridhar

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