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what kind of interface will it be if I use Ethernet-to-USB adapter to connect raspberry pi and Jetson?

asked 2017-10-09 11:35:54 -0500

chanhyeoni gravatar image

This may be a general question, but I want to know what type of interface will an Ethnet-to-USB connection make on both a server side and a client side. I think that on the server side, whose port is USB, it has to be a serial interface, but I'm not sure about the client side whose Ethernet will be connected. And has this connection ever been used in the ROS application? I appreciate for anybody who knows well about this issue.

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answered 2017-10-09 12:19:17 -0500

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Are you referring to USB ethernet dongles? If so: that's a regular network card (NIC) as far as the OS is concerned.

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So then it is network-based connection, right? Not serial connection...

chanhyeoni gravatar image chanhyeoni  ( 2017-10-09 12:24:57 -0500 )edit

Well, if your answer to my question is 'yes', then yes, it's a plain NIC, so depending on the protocols that you have configured to run over it, it would be TCP or UDP (or something else).

But definitely not serial, no.

gvdhoorn gravatar image gvdhoorn  ( 2017-10-09 12:45:50 -0500 )edit

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