[ubuntu-uk] USB 5V DC power: power off?
Andres Muniz Piniella
andresmp at gmail.com
Sat Dec 3 23:29:28 UTC 2011
I recently did something that some of you might consider silly.
Bought a usb phone charger from a carboot sale and I cut off the phone
charger end. I found 4 wires green, white, red and black. I took a
broken LED lap I had and hooked up red to red black to black and ignore
the other two. Connected the USB to laptop and I got light.
Now if I want to turn the power off a USB port all the help says to
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 005 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 064e:d101 Suyin Corp. Acer CrystalEye Webcam
But normally all the help I have found concerns removing power off a web
cam or any other device that lsusb finds. But in this case it seems
nothing is there. How to I turn off the 5V DC that are going out all the
I started reading :
Would this be where to start or am I taking it the wrong way and over
Andrés Muñiz Piniella <http://www.linkedin.com/in/andresmp>
Scientist at the National Physical Laboratory: nanomaterials
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