My FreeRunner’s USB port still works for power, but not data?

Brolin Empey brolin at
Thu Mar 4 22:29:33 CET 2010

William Kenworthy wrote:
> Not using a hub (same ports on the same laptop) - some cables work, some
> dont, only the cable differs :(

I am not using a USB hub either.  I have USB cables which work fine for 
both power + data with other devices, such as a 2.5" HDD enclosure, but 
do not work with my FreeRunner. :(

Is it possible my USB port problem is caused by pin 4 (ID) of the mini 
USB connector(s)?  See the “USB 1.x/2.0 Miniplug/Microplug” table on 

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