IEEE488 (lack of) future in FreeBSD

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Wed Jan 9 10:16:47 PST 2008

In message <20080109180058.GA99092 at>, Henrik Brix Anderse
n writes:

>On Wed, Jan 09, 2008 at 12:37:14PM +0000, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>> In the meantime, the price of USB-IEEE488 gadgets has fallen
>> drastically, and I have switched to using such a gadget from
>Just curious, do we have driver support for that kind of USB devices?

Yes, it appears as a USB serial port (uftdi driver).

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