[maemo-users] USB keyboard on n800?

From: Frantisek Dufka dufkaf at seznam.cz
Date: Wed Nov 7 11:29:25 EET 2007
drfredc at drfredc.com wrote:
> Hmm...  Thanks for the info.  I think I've got the adapter, somewhere, 
> maybe.  I recall something like it coming with my USB HDTV thingy so one 
> could extend the thingy further from a noisy laptop or computer.
> Do you suppose a "keyboard" kernel would have to be reflashed and/or 
> rewritten when the next OS update comes out?  

Next OS update (the 2008 one) has usb host mode support built-in so you 
may just wait few weeks for much easier way. But still, someone 
experienced with flashing kernel and using insmod command can have it 
running right now.

> Outside of linking to another USB port, do you have any idea of what 
> other devices might/does the n800s USB port work with?

Anything that has kernel driver in 2.6.18 linux kernel (or 2.6.21 for 
OS2008) which means lots of stuff :-)


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