Connecting the device

The steps to connect the device are as follows:

  1. Enable USB host mode, if you have not yet done that, by issuing the folowing command:
          echo host >/sys/devices/platform/musb_hdrc/mode
  2. Plug in the USB device. You can check that the device has been seen by the kernel and configured by the driver using dmesg. The dmesg output should include lines like the following:
    usb 1-1.2: hub v0711 p0900 is not supported
    sisusb: USB2VGA dongle found at address 4
    sisusbvga[0]: 16MB 1 ch/1 r SDR SDRAM, bus width 64
  3. Make the dongle's Linux device accessible from the user account by issuing the following command, as root:
          chmod 777 /dev/sisusbvga0 

Note: you may see messages on the Internet Tablet screen saying things like "USB hub not supported" and "Unable to connect, no file system available". These are the normal messages the tablet displays when unrecognised USB devices are used and should be ignored.

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