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 USB device port 
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Post USB device port

I wonder what the small "USB device" port on the front right side is for / can be used for? I gather it's for having TS as a slave device on a USB bus but when I plug it to my laptop it doesn't show up in lsusb.

Is there a driver that has to be loaded? And what's an example use case for it?


Fri Feb 03, 2012 2:00 am
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Post Re: USB device port

the micro-USB connector is indeed intended to connect the Trim-Slice to a host PC as a USB slave device. This port is multiplexed with the SATA port (see, so it is disabled in the default Linux stack. It is possible to enable this port (instead of SATA) by tweaking the kernel.

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Igor Vaisbein
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Sat Feb 04, 2012 1:40 pm
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