Re: [NTLK] Nokia 770

From: Gopi D Flaherty <>
Date: Thu Jun 08 2006 - 14:58:03 EDT

On Thu, 8 Jun 2006, Martin Joseph wrote:
> On Jun 8, 2006, at 9:29 AM, Andrew Diller wrote:
>> The 770 has a USB Master interface- so you could use a USB-to-Ethernet
>> device, but you'd have to get the drivers working in Linux.
> Why bother? A compact 802.11B/G router like the airport express can
> plug into the network for you and leave the tablet untethered as
> intended...

Another issue is that the 770 doesn't actually provide power to the USB
host. You must have a special cable and external power supply. USB host
support is really only there because the chipset they used happened to
support it; Nokia doesn't actually support it at all.

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