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Subject: Re: AW: More port pins revealed
From: Björn Stenberg (bjorn_at_haxx.se)
Date: 2002-01-06


edx wrote:

> > PA15: USB cable connected
>
> I thought the firmware from the ROM would manage the USB connection to
> the computer. Does that mean that it would theoretically be possible to
> develop another format for transmitting the hd-content?

No, we still can't communicate with the USB controller. I think PA15 is just
used by the boot ROM to figure out if it should start the player application
or not.

> Maybe the original firmware shuts down if a USB cable gets connected to
> establish the connection to the computer?

No. You must reboot to get the USB connection. It's the same for our firmware
and the original.

/Björn



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