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Originally Posted by mlts22 View Post
The port type matters because it tells which is the USB host, and which is the device. A B socket means that that is a device, while an A plug means that it is the host which gives commands.

What I want to do is have other machines plug into the Linux machine, using a normal A-B cable just like you do with any other removable drive. The Linux box is going to be handling an encryption layer and a LVM layer for RAID. The computers plugged into it just see a removable disk.
It sounds like something that would definitely need driver/kernel support. It doesn't sound like anything I've heard of being done already. Interesting idea.
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- it's pretty well established that Hitler was an *******.
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