USB Osciloscope

Shachar Shemesh shachar at
Wed Mar 2 00:15:28 CST 2011

> I have a USB osciloscope (Link Instruments DSO 8002) that I am quite
> motivated to get working in wine.  I have followed the instructions to
> install the USB patches.  The osciloscope software works fine in demo
> mode, but it still cannot find the device.  I have spent some time
> messing around with this, but I am new to wine, so I am a little lost.
> I am a half decent c programmer, so If somebody could point me in the
> right direction I should be able to get this working.
> I have gotten error message usbd.sys failed to load.
> I don't know if this program requires functions that wine does not
> support or I have just failed to install something correctly.
> I have attached lsusb and winedump -x output
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.

usbd.sys sounds like a kernel driver. I'm not sure those are supported, 
even for USB.

I had a logic analyzer that I managed to get working (sort of - the GUI 
did not work well with Wine). It used the FTDI drivers, so I found Linux 
version of the same drivers, and created a winelib wrapper for them 
under the same name as the Windows version.

Your driver seems to be for a driver called "ezusb". Try finding linux 
drivers for them ("ezusb linux drivers" returned, for example. There is also

Hope this helps,

Shachar Shemesh
Lingnu Open Source Consulting Ltd.

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