[maemo-users] NOKIA N900 to cable ethernet

From: Marius Gedminas marius at pov.lt
Date: Sun Jan 3 20:58:06 EET 2010
On Sat, Jan 02, 2010 at 11:35:48AM +0000, Peter Flynn wrote:
> Alessio Stella wrote:
> > Dear all,
> >    how can I connect a NOKIA N900 to ethernet cables LANs, for instance 
> > when I am in a hotel that provides ethernet cables connection but not 
> > wireless??
> > 
> > Is there an adaptor? Or some sort of small router to use in the middle?
> I use my WiFlyer (http://www.mobiletechreview.com/tips/WiFlyer.htm) but 
> they seem to have disappeared from sight. There must be something 
> equivalent. This device is a real ass-saver.
> I don't have an N900: does it have a micro-USB socket like the N800, or 
> no sockets at all.? If there is a socket, you can get a USB-to-Ethernet 
> adapter (I saw one in Oxford, UK, for £25 in the summer) and connect it 
> with a full-size-USB-to-micro-USB adapter cable.

The N900 has a micro-USB socket, but doesn't support USB host mode
(officially; and nobody has yet figured out whether unofficial support
is possible or not).

Marius Gedminas
Any sufficiently advanced bug is indistinguishable from a feature.
                -- Rich Kulawiec
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