Re: read() via USB bus
From: Muni Sekhar
Date: Mon Aug 09 2021 - 12:20:52 EST
On Mon, Aug 9, 2021 at 1:45 PM Oliver Neukum <oneukum@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 09.08.21 09:58, Muni Sekhar wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > PCIe memory mapped registers can be read via readb(), readw(), readl()
> > kernel API's. Similarly what are the kernel API to read the device
> > registers via USB bus
> I am afraid this is based on a fundamental misunderstanding on how
> USB works. It is based on passing messages, not reading and writing
> USB devices are primarily based on endpoints, not registers. A literal
> answer to your question would point you to the clear/set/get_feature
> standard requests of chapter 9 of the specification, but that really
> will not help you, as you are making assumption that fundamentally
> do not apply.
> I hope this list stays friendly to newcomers and we will answer
> specific questions, but at this point I must advise you to first
> read an introductory book.
Thank you, I will check it out.