USB host

Ian Stirling OpenMoko at
Mon Aug 13 20:51:34 CEST 2007

Marcin Domanski wrote:
> Yep it shouldn't be a problem - let's take an usb hub with external
> power supply - connect it to neo and then connect the device to the
> hub. I dont know how's the support for it but its an idea :)

That relies on the USB hub recognising a non-powered host.
Many do not.
(the first two I tested, a belkin tetrahub, and something else)

> On 8/12/07, Ian Stirling <ian.stirling at> wrote:
>>assistivetechnology wrote:
>>>Did anyone ever try to use the USB host with power supply, or build a HW
>>>workaround to supply USB devices with power?
>>I'm contemplating the latter.
>>The kernel does not currently support USB host - it needs a patch.

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