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[MODULES][ARC][NEO][FW:4.0.A.2.368] USB-OTG {Storage, Keyboard & Mouse}

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By DooMLoRD, Inactive Recognized Developer on 19th August 2011, 12:12 AM
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GUYS I BRING GREAT NEWS!

WE NOW HAVE FUNCTIONAL USB-OTG SUPPORT!



[ screenshots ]







[ WARNING ]

do not use the connected device for a LONG time period... u may risk burning the device chip/motherboard due to the voltage supply in host mode...

u have been warned!




[ requirements ]
  1. Xperia Arc (Neo?/Play?) on FW: 4.0.A.2.368
  2. preferably rooted + busybox installed
  3. USB-OTG hardware cable
  4. Terminal Emulator app
  5. [OPTIONAL] adb Wireless app


[ tested on ]

Xperia Arc Stock FW: 4.0.A.2.368 with DooMKernel v08




[ how to ] (general instructions for modules) [u can use this app to auto-load module]
  1. download the modules and push the modules to /system/lib/modules/

  2. use adb shell or terminal emulator to enter following code/commands

  3. Code:
    su
    cd/system/lib/modules/
    busybox insmod usbhid.ko
    busybox insmod usbmouse.ko
    busybox insmod usbkbd.ko
    busybox insmod usb-storage.ko
  4. check if all modules are live are not:
    Code:
    lsmod


  5. done the modules are LIVE!
  6. [IMP] u will have to manually reload the modules on EVERY boot... unless u use start-up scripts which will take care of this!


[ how to ] (instructions for usb-storage) [simpler way]
  1. download app: http://android.gval.biz/download/Q5_...ry_Manager.apk
  2. follow instructions: http://android.gval.biz/Q5_USB_Menory_Manager.php
  3. the usb storage device should now be mounted to /usb_storage/
  4. u will need to use RootExplorer for this to work



[ how to ] (instructions for usb-storage) [manual way]
  • before u begin/connect device there are few things which need to be done

  • creating necessary directory structure
    Code:
    su
    cd /sdcard/
    mkdir usbStorage
    chmod 777 usbStorage
  • now connect the usb storage device via usb-otg cable to phone
  • now enter the following command:
    Code:
    dmesg
  • at the last part u will see some info of connected device (an if it was rejected due to power issues)


  • now enter
    Code:
    ls -l /dev/block/sd*
  • u will get output similar to the one posted below

    note if the last part: /dev/block/sda1

  • finally mount this device (following is generic command... for NTFS specific command read this post)

    Code:
    mount /dev/block/sda1 /sdcard/usbStorage
  • if u get no error then enjoy usb storage is now mounted

  • to unmount usbstorage (following is generic command)
    Code:
    umount /dev/block/sda1
    if that doesnt work try the following command: (this will try to force unmount)

    Code:
    umount -f /dev/block/sda1
    if that doesnt work try the following commandthis will try to force unmount and remove loop) [use this as LAST resort]

    Code:
    umount -f -l /dev/block/sda1


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[ download links ]
  1. USB-STORAGE
  2. USB-HID
  3. USB-KEYBOARD
  4. USB-MOUSE



[ known issues ]
  1. usb mouse works but there is no cursor... but u can move around and select (left click on stuff)
  2. when using usb-storage mode some devices will not be mountable if:
    • they require more power (u can check this in dmesg)
    • they have filesystem not supported by ur current kernel
  3. sometimes the mounted usb-storage files wont appear using some apps... i have tested it to be wrking using RootExplorer... though it will work in adb shell/terminal emulator also...


[ troubleshooting ]

when u post any error/issue please include the full output of dmesg command (adb shell dmesg > dmesg_log.txt) OR (dmesg > /sdcard/dmesg_log.txt)


P.S.: all these features will be included in next version of DooMKernel for all supported Xperia 2011 devices




enjoy!
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Good

can u add more

Example

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Thank you very much DooMLoRD
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Oh my god, it actually works Tried with my Microsoft Wireless Desktop thing with a wireless receiver. Couldn't get the keyboard to work, but the mouse works perfectly!
19th August 2011, 09:48 AM |#6  
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<3>[39396.128906] NTFS-fs error (device sda1): parse_options(): Unrecognized mount option shortname.
<3>[39396.128906] NTFS-fs warning (device sda1): parse_options(): Option utf8 is no longer supported, using option nls=utf8. Please use option nls=utf8 in the future and make sure utf8 is compiled either as a module or into the kernel.
<3>[39396.129943] NTFS-fs error (device sda1): parse_options(): NLS character set utf8 not found.
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cant mount usbstick on neo :(

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<3>[39396.128906] NTFS-fs error (device sda1): parse_options(): Unrecognized mount option shortname.
<3>[39396.128906] NTFS-fs warning (device sda1): parse_options(): Option utf8 is no longer supported, using option nls=utf8. Please use option nls=utf8 in the future and make sure utf8 is compiled either as a module or into the kernel.
<3>[39396.129943] NTFS-fs error (device sda1): parse_options(): NLS character set utf8 not found.
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cant mount usbstick on neo :(

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but are the modules getting inserted properly?

wht does lsmod say?

also which kernel are u using?
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Im using your latest kernel for neo. Lsmod is ok all modules are loaded. I think it because of missing utf8 in kernel.

Btw im tzping this on an connect usb keyboard , that works so far ;o) (but kezmapping...)

Btw. My usbgamepad does NOT work with FPSE ;)
Here the dmesg output

<6>[40873.999359] hub 1-0:1.0: USB hub found
<6>[40873.999420] hub 1-0:1.0: 1 port detected
<6>[40874.316741] usb 1-1: new low speed USB device using msm_hsusb_host and address 2
<3>[40874.475799] usb 1-1: device v0583 p2060 is not supported
<6>[40874.475921] usb 1-1: New USB device found, idVendor=0583, idProduct=2060
<6>[40874.476013] usb 1-1: New USB device strings: Mfr=0, Product=2, SerialNumber=0
<6>[40874.476104] usb 1-1: Product: USB,2-axis 8-button gamepad
<6>[40874.488586] usb 1-1: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
<6>[40874.501922] input: USB,2-axis 8-button gamepad as /devices/platform/msm_hsusb_host.0/usb1/1-1/1-1:1.0/input/input9
<6>[40874.502075] generic-usb 0003:0583:2060.0001: input: USB HID v1.10 Joystick [USB,2-axis 8-button gamepad ] on usb-msm_hsusb_host.0-1/input0
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Good

can u add more

i think that device will require a lot of power (to transmit/receive)... so it might not work...


Quote:
Originally Posted by Ambroos

Oh my god, it actually works Tried with my Microsoft Wireless Desktop thing with a wireless receiver. Couldn't get the keyboard to work, but the mouse works perfectly!

only low-power devices are supported... try using a power USB hub...


Quote:
Originally Posted by inteks

Im using your latest kernel for neo. Lsmod is ok all modules are loaded. I think it because of missing utf8 in kernel.

Btw im tzping this on an connect usb keyboard , that works so far ;o) (but kezmapping...)

Btw. My usbgamepad does NOT work with FPSE ;)
Here the dmesg output

<6>[40873.999359] hub 1-0:1.0: USB hub found
<6>[40873.999420] hub 1-0:1.0: 1 port detected
<6>[40874.316741] usb 1-1: new low speed USB device using msm_hsusb_host and address 2
<3>[40874.475799] usb 1-1: device v0583 p2060 is not supported
<6>[40874.475921] usb 1-1: New USB device found, idVendor=0583, idProduct=2060
<6>[40874.476013] usb 1-1: New USB device strings: Mfr=0, Product=2, SerialNumber=0
<6>[40874.476104] usb 1-1: Product: USB,2-axis 8-button gamepad
<6>[40874.488586] usb 1-1: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
<6>[40874.501922] input: USB,2-axis 8-button gamepad as /devices/platform/msm_hsusb_host.0/usb1/1-1/1-1:1.0/input/input9
<6>[40874.502075] generic-usb 0003:0583:2060.0001: input: USB HID v1.10 Joystick [USB,2-axis 8-button gamepad ] on usb-msm_hsusb_host.0-1/input0
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have u tried v6?
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...l#post16651299

it has NLS-UTF8 support

about gamepads i dont know... will have to look into it... but neither do i have the xperia neo nor the usb gamepad
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Quote:
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i think that device will require a lot of power (to transmit/receive)... so it might not work...




only low-power devices are supported... try using a power USB hub...




have u tried v6?
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...l#post16651299

it has NLS-UTF8 support

about gamepads i dont know... will have to look into it... but neither do i have the xperia neo nor the usb gamepad


flashed the new kernel (v6) but still cant mount ntfs ubsstick. (i dont have a fat32 stick here to test)
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You can use my simple script to load modules after each reboot

install Gscript Lite from market : https://market.android.com/details?i...=search_result
put ''Load Modules.sh'' to sdcard
in Gscript App select add script and than load file from sd card

you can load modules with one touch

for mount & umount you have to create folder as (0-USB) name manually on root of sdcard or edit scripts file with Gscript app for other folder name
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