1 Reply Latest reply on Nov 20, 2014 3:53 PM by CMata_Intel

    Possible to re-purpose FTDI serial-to-USB connector to a general purpose USB Client Port?

    jadomer

      Is it possible to re-purpose the J3 USB connector (FTDI serial-to-USB), on a Mini Breakout Kit (DEV-13025) expansion board, as a generic USB Client Port?

       

      I'm seeking to disable to Linux console on this port, and instead use it for data transfer between the Edison (USB client) and a PC (USB host).  Similar to how the USB client port is used on the Galileo board.

       

      I would like to establish a Linux console connection over Wifi.  This will probably require some initial bootstrapping over the J3 USB connector.

       

      I need to use the other USB connector (J16) in the Host configuration, where I will attached an HID peripheral device.

       

      I don't need power from either USB connector.

       

      Any help/details/links on how to do this would be appreciated.

       

      Thanks,

      Jason