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The '''USB Gecko''' is a Wii/Gamecube development and hacking tool which connects to the USB port of the computer, and to the GameCube memory slot of the Wii. It can be used to upload homebrew, to use your computer as a remote terminal under [[Homebrew_apps/Wii_Linux|Wii Linux]] and as a [[Debugging|remote debugging]] tool. For more information see the [http://www.usbgecko.com USB Gecko homepage]. It has recently been discontinued.
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The '''USB Gecko''' is a Wii/Gamecube development and hacking tool which connects to the USB port of the computer, and to the GameCube memory slot of the Wii. It can be used to upload homebrew, to use your computer as a remote terminal under [[Homebrew apps/Wii Linux|Wii Linux]] and as a [[Debugging|remote debugging]] tool. For more information see the [http://www.usbgecko.com USB Gecko homepage]. It has recently been discontinued.
  
 
To code computer side usbgecko application you need :  
 
To code computer side usbgecko application you need :  
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* For Linux : [http://www.intra2net.com/de/produkte/opensource/ftdi/ API] [http://www.intra2net.com/de/produkte/opensource/ftdi/documentation/group__libftdi.html DOC]
 
* For Linux : [http://www.intra2net.com/de/produkte/opensource/ftdi/ API] [http://www.intra2net.com/de/produkte/opensource/ftdi/documentation/group__libftdi.html DOC]
  
==Hardware==
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== Hardware ==
 
The usb gecko is a two step converter to convert EXI<->serial<->usb. It is a fancy serial port. All the fun is provided by software. No, the EXI interrupt is not possible to trigger from the PC.
 
The usb gecko is a two step converter to convert EXI<->serial<->usb. It is a fancy serial port. All the fun is provided by software. No, the EXI interrupt is not possible to trigger from the PC.

Revision as of 18:21, 10 August 2009

The USB Gecko is a Wii/Gamecube development and hacking tool which connects to the USB port of the computer, and to the GameCube memory slot of the Wii. It can be used to upload homebrew, to use your computer as a remote terminal under Wii Linux and as a remote debugging tool. For more information see the USB Gecko homepage. It has recently been discontinued.

To code computer side usbgecko application you need :

Hardware

The usb gecko is a two step converter to convert EXI<->serial<->usb. It is a fancy serial port. All the fun is provided by software. No, the EXI interrupt is not possible to trigger from the PC.