tool to control the power on/off, reset, and display status of leds on the OMAP5432 based PandaBoard5
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mpsse mode for controlling power on/off/reset and checking status of
LEDS on omap5432 based PandaBoard5

Author: David Anders <>
Copyright (C) 2012 David Anders
Copyright (C) 2012 Texas Instruments

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2 as published by
the Free Software Foundation.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT
ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or
FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the GNU General Public License for
more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with
this program.  If not, see <>.

requires libftdi be installed:

for ubuntu use:
sudo apt-get install libftdi-dev


power off board
omap5-ctrl$ sudo ./omap5-ctrl -p 0
[sudo] password for linuxdev: 
waiting for power off confirmation...

power on board
omap5-ctrl$ sudo ./omap5-ctrl -p 1
[sudo] password for linuxdev: 
waiting for power on confirmation...

It is possible to select the FTDI device more finely by supplying a
description string with option -d. Refer to libftdi documentation of
function ftdi_usb_open_string() for all available formats at