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So I was wondering if anyone out there knew a way to do something like the following

1. Mount ISO/DVD on Host
2. share through a USB connection: Making the client think the USB connection is a native CD-ROM drive.

I know this can be done through a network (Not that I know how to do that) But I will ask that question separately, as to not confuse Google Searches.

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It may be possible somehow, I know some small form factor pc/tablets have a mini-usb port for accessing files from another PC, and There are these devices in existence kickstarter.com/projects/elegantinvention/… zalman.com/eng/product/Product_Read.php?Idx=673 , some new android/tablet devices are using USB-OTG en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USB_on_the_go which lets the device be either master or slave. I suspect it is only a matter of time... –  Mateo Nov 16 '12 at 18:51
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No. USB is a master/slave protocol therefore you can not connect two masters ( PCs ) together. This is why the connectors are different.

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So, theres not even a "Usb slave" mode/pci card/etc.. –  TardisGuy Nov 16 '12 at 8:12
    
@TardisGuy, nope... closest thing is a laplink cable, but you have to use their software to transfer files. –  psusi Nov 16 '12 at 15:36
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