[maemo-users] [maemo-users] 2006 OS USB host not working for me

From: Kate Alhola kate.alhola at nokia.com
Date: Wed Aug 2 17:26:28 EEST 2006
ext Richard Griffiths wrote:
> I've purchased the cp-h420mp hub and special y cable for USB host mode (links
> below), but I must be doing something wrong. Running 2006 OS I flashed the
> --enable-usb-host-mode which reported: The device is now in USB host mode
> I've charged up the hub's batteries, but connecting the hub using the y-cable
> isn't showing up. I've tried connecting a usb flash drive to the hub as well as
> a usb keyboard, but nothing shows.
> I confirmed the hub and cable work on a PMA400, but that device does provide
> power to the USB port. When connected to the 770, no leds light on the hub.
> Any idea what I'm doing wrong?
You should provide +5V power from hub to 770 to get it detecting
usb device connected.

Personally i did it so that i just soldered small wire inside of hub over
diaode that has purpose to prevent hub suplying power back to host.
In this case suplying power to host was intentional.


> Hub:
> http://logicalplus.stores.yahoo.net/cycpbapo4poh.html
> cable;
> http://www.xpcgear.com/usbtype2atob.html
> File Type: jpg 	USB_mini_5pin_B_y_cable.jpg (25.8 KB, 27 views)
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