Using the Neo as an USB Mass storage device

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The following script can be used to make the Neo FreeRunner act as a mass storage device (memory stick, USB key, portable drive...)
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Q: How to make the Neo FreeRunner act as a mass storage device (memory stick, USB key, portable drive...)
  
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A: The following script can be used
 
  #!/bin/sh                                                                                                                                                                   
 
  #!/bin/sh                                                                                                                                                                   
  /etc/init.d/networking stop
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  ifdown usb0
 
  rmmod g_ether
 
  rmmod g_ether
 
  modprobe g_file_storage file=/dev/mmcblk0p1
 
  modprobe g_file_storage file=/dev/mmcblk0p1
  
 
Reference: Petr Vanek "usb mass media storage" on the community mailing list, 2/9/08
 
Reference: Petr Vanek "usb mass media storage" on the community mailing list, 2/9/08
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Q: Is it possible to pretend to be a USB hub, providing both g_ether and g_file_storage ?
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A: Not yet. At the moment it's one gadget driver at a time, but there is a project under way to allow use of multiple gadget drivers together.
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http://blog.felipebalbi.com/?p=44
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http://www.linux-usb.org/gadget/
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Revision as of 07:12, 3 September 2008

Q: How to make the Neo FreeRunner act as a mass storage device (memory stick, USB key, portable drive...)

A: The following script can be used

#!/bin/sh                                                                                                                                                                   
ifdown usb0
rmmod g_ether
modprobe g_file_storage file=/dev/mmcblk0p1

Reference: Petr Vanek "usb mass media storage" on the community mailing list, 2/9/08

Q: Is it possible to pretend to be a USB hub, providing both g_ether and g_file_storage ?

A: Not yet. At the moment it's one gadget driver at a time, but there is a project under way to allow use of multiple gadget drivers together.

http://blog.felipebalbi.com/?p=44 http://www.linux-usb.org/gadget/

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The following script can be used to make the Neo FreeRunner act as a mass storage device (memory stick, USB key, portable drive...)

#!/bin/sh                                                                                                                                                                   
/etc/init.d/networking stop
rmmod g_ether
modprobe g_file_storage file=/dev/mmcblk0p1

Reference: Petr Vanek "usb mass media storage" on the community mailing list, 2/9/08