Herelink Air Unit usb port capabilities

Could Herelink Air Unit microUSB port support also some form of networking? USB network or usb ethernet device?

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Yes

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Any pointers how to enable usb networking on Air unit?

not yet, you will have to either experiment, or wait till after Beta is finished as our guys are crazy busy on this

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I would happily experiment if there would be a possibility to root the device :slight_smile:

The device is sold to you in that state already… go for it

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Hi,
I am also trying to communicate and transfer video through ethernet cable. Please keep me posted about the issue.

@frame Did you able to reach the root file and source code for implementation?

Thank you!

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@Berk rooting was indeed simple:
adb shell
su

Not sure how it would be possible to compile extra modules and binaries for it.

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@frame Thank you for the advice. Now I can reach air unit through adb shell however I couldn’t figure out how to reach source files and add some capabilities.

Any bread crumbs @philip??

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@sidbh

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I played with air unit usb port a bit more - managed to get telnetd on it - so I can monitor system while testing different usb devices connected with it. It does not recognize any usb devices I’ve been testing so far - like most common usb ethernet chipset (asix ax88772). Which probably means there are no drivers enabled in kernel in that regard. Interestingly ground unit does have asix ax88772 chipset support built in.

@sidbh - any pointers how we could enable asix ax88772 driver in kernel or general usb networking?
Could it be that USB host mode is not enabled on Air unit?

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Best wait to the update after this next one, There are some cool things coming.

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