RFC: blow Ethernet-over-USB into a module

Andy Green andy at openmoko.com
Wed Jul 30 20:58:21 CEST 2008

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Somebody in the thread at some point said:
|> Hmm, I understand the goal. Unfortunately, this also means that having
|> bad modules can now prevent you from ssh'ing in even more easily :-(
| .. which means that running a well tested image and kernel/modules
| package is ever more a priority.
|> I just wish USB had ports, just like TCP does, or devices had hardware
|> that lets one emulate hubs ...
| the linux gadget API can be expanded to accomodate multiple-function
| devices, but alas I'm not sure (have to look at the docs) if USB
| controller on Freerunner can handle the allocs required ..
| but either way, once things stabilize, i wouldn't imagine this being
| much of a problem ..

So, you withdraw your request because we will inherit the compound
device eventually?

- -Andy
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