[coreboot] USB debug cables and emulation
joe at settoplinux.org
Thu Jun 26 19:26:39 CEST 2008
On Thu, 26 Jun 2008 19:06:08 +0200, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger
<c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net> wrote:
> On 26.06.2008 18:48, Joseph Smith wrote:
>>>> I read somewhere you could make one, but I don't know how difficult
>>>> would be. I was always wondering if you could just use two USB ->
>>>> adapters with a null modem cable in the middle??
>>> Nope, won't work. You need a USB device that explicitly understands USB
>>> debug mode. In this mode you don't have to set up the BARs (ie no
>>> required) to talk USB.
>> This guy was able to get it working with one USB -> Serial adapter
>> (reversed) on an iMac (with ICH7) using Solaris as the host:
> The blog entry explicitly states that it didn't work.
Than you did not read all of it. At the end"I was finally able to get
console output on the iMac"
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