Some trickery involved in getting USB Host working on FR?
fercerpav at gmail.com
Mon Mar 8 10:31:05 CET 2010
Jay Vaughan <jayv at synth.net> writes:
> Does anyone have any advice for me on how to get the Freerunner to
> work as a USB Host device? I'd like to use it as the main PC
> surrounded by USB devices (USBMIDI cable, Powermate) .. is there some
> special cable I need, or is this now all easily handled at the distro
> level somehow, and if so: which distro has the easiest-to-use USB Host
To be able to charge your FR and use usb perepherals at the same time
you need the "Y-cable". The best option would be to get a suitable USB
hub and modify it accordingly. For more references see  and
. Switching to host-mode should be easy with any distro, as it's
done on kernel level and is controlled by two sysfs nodes.
Be free, use free (http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/free-sw.html) software!
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