This is hopefully a simple question. When you disable a USB port at the BIOS level, or if it is disabled by group policy/at the OS level, does it still provide the +5VDC power on pin 1? I ask because ...
I need a large amount of external storage for an upcoming project. I'm planning on purchasing 10 2TB external drives. I need them all hooked up to a single machine at the same time. What issues ...
So one day, the PSU in the machine I was working with decided to blow up. Yes, I heard a pop, and a strong burnt smell. So what happened? What caused it? How can I prevent it? The situation: The ...
Looking to purchase a new DVD Writer for the first time, I notice there are USB powered devices available which do not require an external adapter/power-supply. This may be sufficient for stuff that ...
I have some USB drives attached to my Ubuntu machine, I was looking for some commands to: Power-Off a drive after umounting it. Power-On and Re-Mount. Does it make sense to power-off and on a USB ...