FreeBSD as USB joystick

Sebastiaan van Erk sebster at
Fri May 22 16:07:41 UTC 2009


Wojciech Puchar wrote:
>> That is, I have a PS2 and want to be able to control it via my laptop. 
>> This would amount to connecting a USB cable between my PS2 and my 
>> laptop, and getting the PS2 to detect it as a joystick with the right 
>> identifier string, and being able to send button presses etc via my 
>> laptop to the PS2.
> PC USB controllers has only host mode, not device mode, so the answer is 
> no.

Ok, that's a clear answer. Are there any alternatives? For example a PCI 
expansion card that does USB device mode and is programmable? Might be 
difficult to get working under FreeBSD though maybe?

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