[LinuxBIOS] USB Host to Host Debug Dongle/Cable

Bari Ari bari at onelabs.com
Sun Jul 23 04:42:30 CEST 2006

Stefan Reinauer wrote:
> * Bari Ari <bari at onelabs.com> [060722 06:57]:
>> Denis Dowling wrote:
>> A debug card could also be designed the same form factor as a memory 
>> dimm. It could be placed into an unused memory slot to debug via the 
>> SMbus. This is easier than the SATA method to build.
> Instead of just building a "post card", could such a card hold 
> a serial port or something?
Good idea!  With the right level control a SMbus to USB or serial 
adapter could be used with the SMbus lines cabled to a module with the 
same mechanicals as a dimm or sodimm module with contacts for the SMbus.

I2C Bus to USB or serial adapters

I2C/SPI Host Adapter

I2C Bus to USB or serial adapters


SMBus Specs:

SMbus info:


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