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I'm trying to use usbmon but modprobe usbmon does not work.

The error is

FATAL: Module usbmon not found

I'm using kernel version 2.6.31-23-generic-pae do I need to recompile the kernel? Is there another way to monitor usb traffic?

Also is there a known bug in usb driver? At the app level I at times fail to receive a packet. I am using libusb 1.0 and it's not reporting any errors.

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The stock kernel is configured with CONFIG_USB_MON=y, which means that it's a built-in feature, so you don't need to load any module before using the usbmon functionality.

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Thanx, for the reply. Got it going...it seems libusb has a problem with timeouts when using libusb_interrupt_transfer call... – user14067 Apr 14 '11 at 18:58

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