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Old 03-30-2010, 09:46 AM   #1
rikard_olsson73
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Question about configuring USB in Linux for BeagleBoard


Hello All,

I have just started to work with BeagleBoard and built the Linux kernel (version 2.6.30.5) and download to the board and it start. I have also connected to the board over serial to Putty terminal.

Now I want to connect to the Beagle Board using USB instead of serial and I am looking for some info on how to do this. My goal would be to connect to board over USB and then be able to:
* Download my own binary files/programs from PC over USB to BeagleBoard
* Communicate over USB instead of UART/Putty to get log and execute commands

Question:
How do I build the Linux kernel with USB support, meaning what settings should be ticked in menuconfig? Or is it already included?

How do I enable USB OTG in menu config?

I assume I would need some driver on my PC with Windows XP to connect to my BeagleBoard over USB. Were can I find this USB driver?

Regards
Rikard
 
Old 04-02-2010, 07:59 PM   #2
paulsm4
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Hi -

It sounds like you want "USB Networking". Should be pretty easy - look here:

http://elinux.org/BeagleBoardBeginne...ernet_over_USB
<= The prebuilt image should work as-is

.. or here ..

http://orion.dherring.com/beagleTouc...uringTheKernel
<= Multi-purpose USB Networking Framework

.. or here ..
http://automatica.com.au/blog/2009/1...-beagle-board/


'Hope that helps .. PSM

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