4700 USB Device

From Technologic Systems Manuals

This section will discuss the configuration and use of the Linux USB device gadgets (http://www.linux-usb.org/).

The USB Mass Storage Device Linux USB gadget will allow you to use your board as a storage device, like a USB thumb drive, when connected to a host PC. Subsequently, the CPU can access the saved data through the storage element named usb_storage_file.

The IP over USB (A.K.A. USB Ethernet) Linux USB gadget will allow you to connect to your board with a USB cable from a PC like you would with a CAT5 Ethernet cable. You will have access to the board via the TCP/IP connection allowing you to use any networking utility (e.g. ping, ssh, ftp, http, etc).

For Windows, a driver interface configuration file (linux.inf) will need to be downloaded and installed on the host PC. This procedure is described in detail below. The linux.inf file can be downloaded here.