[maemo-users] I have USB host!

From: Laurent GUERBY laurent at guerby.net
Date: Sat Dec 1 01:49:05 EET 2007
On Thu, 2007-11-29 at 23:50 +0100, Laurent GUERBY wrote:
> Lacie USB 2"5 external hard drive with power USB on my PC
> and normal USB on the N800 started the automount process
> but it was not completed successfully, probably not
> enough combined juice to power the hard drive.

Update: with 4 AA rechargeable batteries ("GP" 2400 mAh fully charged)
in a 3.95 euros USB "power box", details here:


I was able mount and use successfully the LACIE external USB 2"5 hard
drive on my N800:

# df -h
Filesystem                Size      Used Available Use% Mounted on
/dev/mtdblock4            2.0M      2.0M         0 100% /mnt/initfs
none                    512.0k    132.0k    380.0k  26% /mnt/initfs/tmp
/dev/mtdblock4          251.5M    215.9M     35.6M  86% /
none                    512.0k    132.0k    380.0k  26% /tmp
none                      1.0M     20.0k   1004.0k   2% /dev
tmpfs                     1.0M         0      1.0M   0% /dev/shm
/dev/mmcblk0p1            1.9G      1.4G    470.1M  75% /media/mmc2
/dev/mmcblk1p1            3.8G      3.0G    880.0M  78% /media/mmc1
/dev/sda1               111.8G     24.4G     87.4G  22% /media/usb/sda1

[12131.671875] hub 1-0:1.0: 198mA power budget left


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