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Subject: Re: USB on the go

Re: USB on the go

From: Heikki Hannikainen <hessu_at_hes.iki.fi>
Date: Mon, 4 Aug 2003 14:53:18 +0300 (EEST)

On Mon, 4 Aug 2003, Johan Vromans wrote:

> would it be possible to have the Archos JB act as a master? I know
> it's a slave, and the USB handling is done by the hardware, and I
> don't expect RockBox to do it. But would it be possible to write a
> different OS for the AJB that can be run (ROLO-ed) from RockBox and can
> control the USB as a master device?

  No. Since the USB is done by the hardware, the OS running on the CPU can
not control the USB. The USB is done by the hardware, so it cannot be
controlled by the software. The USB hardware is not software-controllable.
8-)

  - Hessu
Received on 2003-08-04

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