How to use FreeBSD, VirtualBox and USB2.0 Devices

Posted by Benjamin Close on March 1, 2012 under FreeBSD | Read the First Comment

This page explains how to use a USB2.0 device in VirtualBox with a FreeBSD 8+ as a hostOS Recently I got around to converting my last Linux box over to FreeBSD. The change over for almost everything was smooth except for one thing. A windows virtual machine. I have a number of applications which sadly [..more..]

Solution: Belkin F5U409 USB to Serial Converter in 64bit Windows 7/Vista/Mac OSX 10

Posted by Benjamin Close on December 10, 2010 under Computers | 178 Comments to Read

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This article details how to use a Belkin FSU409 USB to Serial Converter under Windows Vista/Windows 7 64bit

Resetting the USB Bus under linux

Posted by Benjamin Close on September 15, 2008 under UniSA | 15 Comments to Read

Today Snappy, the little photo box we have taking photos of the new Bruce Lab, broke again. Hence I quickly came up with a way of resetting the USB device under linux based on libusb. Sadly whilst I can confirm this does reset the device gphoto2 still doesn’t like our little Canon Ixus 400 and [..more..]