Reversing the USB Block Erupter – Part II

So tracing and schematics are pretty much done.  It’s all very straightforward, and by the use of a few publicly-posted pictures (not ours, go searching for them) most of your questions on connectivity can be answered.

The next phase is snooping the buses while the device is hashing away, and seeing where and when we can match up bus activity with comms to the miner software.  So far, we have a lot of unknown lines doing a lot of unknown things.  But a little of it makes sense.

Here’s a glamor shot of some churning data, because we heard y’all love churning data.


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