Saturday, March 5, 2011

Installing USB drivers in Linux


1. How to install USB driver in linux

1. $apt-get install libusb-dev fxload (for slackware, downlaod fxload and install it manually)
2. download usb-driver-HEAD.tar.gz and extract (
http://rmdir.de/~michael/xilinx/)
3. go into the extracted folder and $make
4. $cp /path/to/ISE/bin/lin/xusbdfwu.rules /etc/udev/rules.d/xusbdfwu.rules 
5. $sed -i -e 's/TEMPNODE/tempnode/' -e 's/SYSFS/ATTRS/g' -e 's/BUS/SUBSYSTEMS/' /etc/udev/rules.d/xusbdfwu.rules
6. $cp /path/to/ISE/bin/lin/xusb*.hex /usr/share/
7. $restart udev
8. replug the cable
9. $export LD_PRELOAD=/path/to/libusb-driver.so (or include this in the script)
done!

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