Fw: Cluster via USB

Mark Hahn 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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