[ILUG-BOM] [OT] Self loading USB drivers possible?

Shakthi Kannan shakthimaan@[EMAIL-PROTECTED]
Fri Jun 15 22:30:18 IST 2007


Hi,

> Isnt this a chicken and egg situation? How will
> the OS read the drivers stored 
> in the unknown USB device if it doesnt know how to
> read the device?

The idea/assumption is to have USB Mass storage
support enabled by default on the host platform.

So, when the device is plugged in, the USB Mass
storage is detected, and some application on the host
platform copies the drivers from the device and
installs it.

With loadable driver modules, it is quite possible
with GNU/Linux.

SK

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