[Linux-HA] using USB instead of serial
dejanmm at fastmail.fm
Fri May 30 09:06:29 MDT 2008
On Fri, May 30, 2008 at 03:28:19PM +0100, Joao Ferreira wrote:
> Hello all,
> In my project I may come to a situationin which I cannot use the
> existing serial port...
> is anyone out there using any kind of USB-USB cables/adaptors and making
> the USB port 'look like' a serial port for heartbeat...
Many people enquired about USB, but then nobody bragged about
making it work.
> for example:
> I supose it should be possible to load some kernel module/driver in
> order for the physical device be transparent for heartbeat... or isn't
> is so ?
I suppose so. Given that serial semantics are provided on a
device (whatever that may be), heartbeat should be happy with it.
> thanks a lot
> BTW: some USB cables are cheaper then the serial
I guess that null-modem cables are expensive because nobody wants
them anymore ;-)
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