CH341A USB serial EEPROM reader under Linux

I nprogrammereeded to backup original firmware of my favourite Chinese wireless router but I didn’t want to spend much time with hacking the embedded Linux. So I have ordered this cheap USB serial EEPROM programmer on ebay. You can easily find the original utility & driver for Windows on the Internet but the chip manufacturer doesn’t provide software for Linux. Continue reading CH341A USB serial EEPROM reader under Linux

USB switch for 2 PC under Linux

Hi there!

As you can note from previous blogs, I love to buy strange devices directly from china :). This time I needed to connect one USB device to 2 computers (servers) so i fired up ebay and aliexpress and found this:IMG_20150529_180442
http://www.aliexpress.com/item/USB-2-0-Sharing-Switch-Hub-2-PC-to-1-Printer-Scanner-Newrok-Switcher-Wholesale/2037808594.html
The description doesn’t say anything about Linux support, but I thougt: “Come on… how complicated can it be?” Continue reading USB switch for 2 PC under Linux