USB HID Emulation?

David Reyes Samblas Martinez david at tuxbrain.com
Sat Oct 30 14:01:04 EDT 2010


2010/10/30 G.G. van der Steen <ghislain at basetrend.nl>:
> On za, 2010-10-30 at 14:44 +0200, Lars-Peter Clausen wrote:
>>
>> G.G. van der Steen wrote:
>> > Hi All,
>> >
>> > I want to use my NanoNote as a password-safe storing the passwords in a
>> > KeepassX-compatible format, that should not be so hard to do, but to
>> > make it really usefull (better than having the password-safe on my PC) I
>> > also want the NanoNote to do some kind of USB-HID-emulation, so I can
>> > connect it to a PC or server and send the stored passwords to those
>> > machines as keystrokes. The PC or server of course must not recognize
>> > the NanoNote as a network-device, they must recognize it as a keyboard.
>> > Does someone now if this is possible? Maybe someone already knows how?
>> >
>> > Ghislain
>> >
>>
>> Hi
>>
>> Yes it is possible, you'll have to modify your kernel though.
>> For more read this: http://www.mjmwired.net/kernel/Documentation/usb/gadget_hid.txt
>>
>> - - Lars
>
> Thanks for the link. From what I've read so far I have to wait for
> the .36 kernel to start using the HID gadget driver, meanwhile I can
> start with the password-program of course.
>
> Ghislain

GG, that would be awesome use of Ben :)
>
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