Re: connect 2 computers with USB
> I did some research on this a couple years ago, and have followed it
> ever since. You need special USB devices to do this -- such a device
> allows two usb hubs to connect and communicate with each other, as well
> as to communicate information about their systems. It's basically a
> point-to-point network.
> It is NOT as simple as getting a cable and connecting the two
> controllers, however -- it's a device that sits between the two
> computers and to which each computer is plugged. And they are no cheaper
> than going out and getting a couple of network cards and a hub -- but
> are more of a pain to set up and considerably slower.
> Go get a couple cheap network cards and a four-port ethernet hub. It's
> easier and cheaper.
What sort of rate do you get? Is it faster than 10BASE2? And do the
devices only allow 2 boxes to connect, or do they come in 4 way boxes?