[maemo-users] USB adapter & keyboard

From: Randall yahoo at rch-usa.com
Date: Sun Mar 30 18:03:03 EEST 2008
Scott Kelso wrote:
> I'm using the Cables Unlimited USB-1260-02M micro-A to regular A ordered 
> from Amazon [1].  It has the right pin shorted to put the N810 in to OTG 
> mode...although it took me a couple days to figure out I needed to 
> uninstall the usbcontrol application to get it working.  With usbcontrol 
> installed, the N810 would neither automatically enter OTG mode, nor 
> honor a request to enter host mode from usbcontrol.  Almost any USB 
> keyboard I've tried works, so long as it does not have a built-in hub.  
> The PS/2 keyboard adapter in an old Targus USB port replicator (model 
> PA090) I have works, as do the USB hub downstream ports.
> -- Scott

If you look through Cyberguys catalogue www.cyberguys.com (duh) you'll 
find for 20 smackers a morph cable that will make ANY end to ANY end 
Cat5 or USB. I've two of them so I can make any combination of USB 
cabling I need.

Boy is it dandy.

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