USB HID Emulation?

Rikard Lindström ornotermes at gmail.com
Sat Oct 30 14:21:27 EDT 2010


Would be nice if you made a composite device and a host side software to
request a password. Then for instance, a web browser could request a
password and the user would only need to entar a PIN or just press a button
to make NN type it. A built in secure password generator would also be nice.

On Sat, Oct 30, 2010 at 6:32 PM, G.G. van der Steen
<ghislain at basetrend.nl>wrote:

> 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
>
>
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