[maemo-developers] N800 experimental host mode patches available

From: Andreas Hubel andi at saerdnaer.de
Date: Fri Apr 20 17:57:07 EEST 2007

do you or somebody else here know if the 770 also has this host
detection via the ID pin feature?

And why does the USB chip of the N800 don't need this 5V from external?
I thougt it also need it, because there is only 3V and no 3 to 5V
converter inside the device.


Tony Lindgren schrieb:
> Hi all,
> I've been meaning to do this for a while, but only now got into it after
> sorting out one more issue with the N800 USB DMA.
> I've posted some experimental N800 host mode patches to [1] for people
> to play with. Although the N800 is not built to support host or OTG mode
> and does not have a mini-B connector, you can still use it via some
> software hacks.
> The patches are from the linux-omap git tree at [2] with some extra
> patches to force N800 into host mode.
> The driver is still very much experimental and can cause file system
> corruption on USB drives, so YMMV :)
> Anyways, let me know of issues and fixes.
> Regards,
> Tony
> [1] http://muru.com/linux/n800-usb-host/
> [2] http://master.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/tmlind/linux-omap-2.6.git;a=summary
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