[maemo-users] 3G dongle connected to N900?

From: Xavier Bestel xavier.bestel at free.fr
Date: Mon Mar 8 16:38:29 EET 2010
On Mon, 2010-03-08 at 10:31 +0100, Klaus Rotter wrote:
> Am 07.03.2010 02:07, schrieb Peter Flynn:
> > Jan Knutar wrote:
> >> N900 does not have USB Host Mode, so no.
> >
> > You're kidding? Did they not learn from the N800 at all?
> The problem is to use the USB port as a plug in for the charger/ac 
> adapter. On the N8x0, there was a separate input for the charger. All 
> new cellular phones in the EU must have a micro USB port as a connector 
> for an ac adapter (in the future). There are some problems to use the 
> USB port both as power input and also power output (required in host 
> mode). And yes, I really want a USB host mode, too.

IIRC it's forbidden by the USB spec. Also the spec says you can't have
OTG and more than one USB connector.

So basically the Euro spec forbids host mode on phones.


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