[lug] USB to USB as serial connection

Scott Herod herod at dimensional.com
Tue Jun 29 10:53:14 MDT 2004

Hello all,

I've got two new machines that have no available RS-232 ports but that are
literally dripping with USB ports.  I also have a legacy app. that has in 
the past been talking to my pair of (old) machines over the serial port.  
I know that I could re-write the app. quite easily to use the network 
connection, but would it be as easy as connecting a USB cable between the 
two new machines using the usb-serial driver to run exactly as I have been 



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