[Novalug] Nokia N800 as PDF textbook reader?
lerner-dave at zai.com
Fri Feb 15 20:38:16 EST 2008
Thanks for the information. I will try these things when my N800 is
returned. It is currently out on loan.
b b wrote:
> - no! USB host mode *is* supported under os2008! i
> routinely hook up thumbdrives and use my 120GB maxtor
> usb HD w/my n800!
> simply use:
> echo host > /sys/devices/platform/musb_hdrc/mode
> to put the n800 (or n810) into host mode, then:
> echo otg > /sys/devices/platform/musb_hdrc/mode
> to reset to 'normal'
> - also, there is USB serial support, along with
> Ethernet support...
> - btw, there is a 'video-surveillance' software
> package to use the built-in Web cam to host
> motion-sensitive triggered pics via a mini-Web server!
> - i've also scripted a little app, using the Armel
> port of the flite artificial speech package, to speak
> the local weather conditions or current networking
> configuration (ip addr, etc.)
> - it's a great Internet tablet!
> --- David Lerner <lerner-dave at zai.com> wrote:
>> There is a USB connector but it is limited to
>> flashing updates to the OS
>> and mapping the memory cards as disk devices to an
>> external computer.
>> The USB connector does not make any USB devices
>> visible to the N800. The
>> only way to connect to the internet is the built-in
>> wireless adapter. A
>> cable connection is not possible; a USB Ethernet
>> adapter will not work.
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