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==USB power reset==
 
==USB power reset==
  
USB power reset turns off power on USB port for specified time. It is useful when 3G modem needs to be restarted but there is no direct access to it (tower installation).
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USB power reset turns off USB port power for specified time. It is useful when 3G modem needs to be restarted but there is no direct access to it (tower installation).
  
 
Available properties:
 
Available properties:
 
* <var>duration</var>  (<em>time</em>; Default: "3s") - Time interval how long power is turned off.
 
* <var>duration</var>  (<em>time</em>; Default: "3s") - Time interval how long power is turned off.
  
For example, "/system routerboard usb power-reset duration=10s" will turn off power on USB port for 10 seconds.
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For example, "/system routerboard usb power-reset duration=10s" will turn off USB port power for 10 seconds.
  
 
==USB port mode==
 
==USB port mode==

Revision as of 17:12, 8 January 2013

Summary

Sub-menu: /system routerboard usb
Package: routerboard (v5) / system (v6)


Not all of the RouterBOARDS with USB ports have the same supported features. This article list all supported USB features by each RouterBOARD.

USB power reset

USB power reset turns off USB port power for specified time. It is useful when 3G modem needs to be restarted but there is no direct access to it (tower installation).

Available properties:

  • duration (time; Default: "3s") - Time interval how long power is turned off.

For example, "/system routerboard usb power-reset duration=10s" will turn off USB port power for 10 seconds.

USB port mode

RB2011 series have micro USB port which operates in host mode when USB device is attached through USB OTG cable. Some vendor cables require forced host mode to recognize connected device.

Available properties:

  • mode (automatic | force-host; Default: "automatic") - Defines USB port mode.

USB feature table

Information about RouterBoard USB features.

RouterBOARD USB ports Power Reset USB powering
RB OmniTik U-5HnD 1 yes yes
RB OmniTik UPA-5HnD 1 yes yes
RB SXT 1 yes yes
RB2011UAS 1 yes yes
RB2011UAS-2HnD 1 yes yes
RB411GL 1 yes yes
RB411U 1 no yes
RB411UAHL 1 yes yes
RB411UAHR 1 no no*
RB433GL 1 yes yes
RB433UAH 2 no yes
RB433UAHL 1 yes yes
RB435G 2 no yes
RB493G 1 no no*
RB711UA-2HnD 1 yes yes
RB711UA-5HnD 1 yes yes
RB750UP 1 no yes
RB751G-2HnD 1 no yes
RB751U-2HnD 1 no yes