Logitech Headset

Kevin McKinney klmckinney1 at gmail.com
Wed May 19 17:35:58 UTC 2010

Yeah, I was thinking about reverse engineering the process and delineating
that in a formal report; but my project would be stronger by creating a new
driver. So I will look at porting another device.

Thank you for your help!! I am glad you chimed in!!

Do you mind if I send any more questions I have to you?  I will limit my
questions to only two per week (if needed)…


On Wed, May 19, 2010 at 1:11 PM, Luis R. Rodriguez <mcgrof at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, May 19, 2010 at 10:00 AM, Kevin McKinney <klmckinney1 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >> As I noted, I do not think there is a driver required, but I am also
> >> not sure how the device exports its capabilities for microphone/audio
> >> to the OS.
> > Point well taken.. I can still use this for my final project;
> How so? To describe how you didn't need a driver and how the
> technology works in the background? You mean reverse engineering the
> protocol ?
> > unless you
> > know of another device that requires a driver  :) ???
> Yes, take a look at the staging area of the Linux kernel and port one
> of those puppies over to proper after checking with the devel driver
> list to see if someone is already not doing it. The nice thing with
> this is you don't have to fight with a vendor already to get some code
> out, the could would already be available to you and the code is in a
> tree. All you'd have to do is fix it up for proper.
> >> I was using an
> >> older version of the kernel at that time
> >> (2.6.27) http://kemnet.homelinux.com/lxr/source/2.6.27/.
> >> That is dirt fucking old.
> >
> > LOL - I know, I will start using the most recent kernel.
> No problem. Just noticed the headset looked similar to what I bought
> so figured I'd chime in.
>  Luis
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