Fw: Cluster via USB
hahn at coffee.psychology.mcmaster.ca
Sat Mar 3 11:07:00 PST 2001
On Fri, 2 Mar 2001, Jim Lux wrote:
>The big problem with USB is that it is a "master/slave" kind of connection.
as I understand it, the direct-connect devices that exist now for ptp usb
networking have a small chunk of memory that both masters can access. I
don't see any reason that a USB2 device with a pair of significant-sized fifos
wouldn't work fine and remain cheap. these days, quite large amounts of ram
(32M or so) can be put on a single chip.
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