How to switch usb mode to 500mA (enable USB charging with car charger) ?

Harald Koenig koenig at
Fri Jul 11 09:56:50 CEST 2008


I'd like to use a 12V USB car charger from my Wintec WBT201 for powering and charging the GTA02.
the car device claims to be "500mA" but I only get

	root at om-gta02:~# cat /sys/devices/platform/s3c2440-i2c/i2c-adapter/i2c-0/0-0073/charger_type
	host/500mA usb mode 100mA

is it possible to force charging and/or switch mode to 500mA by software (not soldering
resistors to the cable etc) ?   I found some rumors on the list that this might be possible
but can't find any details...


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