[Soekris] USB power switching? (net4801/Linux)
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sun May 4 20:18:59 UTC 2008
In message <20080504200849.GU5344 at li2-47.members.linode.com>, Randall Nortman w
>I have a remote system with a USB device that apparently is prone to
>locking up such that it needs to be power cycled (or unplugged and
>plugged back in).
You are out of luck with the 4801.
With the NET5501 you can, if nothing else, have the internal power
supply do a off-wait-on sequence by sending
+++ <wait a moment> POWER
to the serial console, and that will also cycle the power to the
I don't know if the NET5501 USB ports have switchable power,
but I don't think so.
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