[maemo-developers] N800 and USB host mode

From: Larry Battraw lbattraw at gmail.com
Date: Tue Mar 6 00:21:24 EET 2007
On 3/5/07, Paul Klapperich <maemo.org at bobpaul.org> wrote:
> On 3/5/07, Jeff G <hjeffg at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > just run flasher to see its options and your question is answered ;-)
> > > > i think it was --enable-usb-host or something like that
> >
> > Can you do that (turn on USB-Host mode) without re-flashing the device?
> Yes. You use the flasher utility, but you can set flags (host mode, dev
> mode, etc) without uploading a new firmware. Just don't include the switches
> for the firmware upload when you use the other options.

  Just a reminder that as of now USB host mode is still not
functional.  From what I've heard the support is disabled in the
kernel, likely because it's not mature enough to enable.  I understand
that better support may be forthcoming, but that would be part of a
new kernel or a back-port of the fixes.


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