disabling usb devices in a laptop

Andrew McNabb amcnabb at mcnabbs.org
Thu Dec 11 09:32:51 MST 2008

On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 09:05:29AM -0700, Matthew Walker wrote:
> Wouldn't that stop all USB devices from functioning though? I doubt that's what he wants.
> Unfortunately, I'm at a loss for any other solution, so this may be the only choice.

It looks like you can do something like this:

echo suspend >/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1d.7/usb1/power/level

It seems to stop the interrupts, but I'm still not sure if it's actually
saving power.

Andrew McNabb
PGP Fingerprint: 8A17 B57C 6879 1863 DE55  8012 AB4D 6098 8826 6868

More information about the PLUG mailing list