Battery charge

Al Johnson openmoko at
Fri Dec 5 20:07:31 CET 2008

On Friday 05 December 2008, Giorgio Marci wrote:
> Hi to all,
> i've flashed my new neo twice without full charging before and i had
> problems to boot at the second time (i guess energy issue).
> So i've booted successfully the neo with an external battery, plug in the
> charger and repleced the external battery with the neo battery.
> Now the problem is that the battery indicator is still red and seems
> don't charge my battery, in the mean time the aux led is on..
> what's mean? is it normal? what's mean the aux led always on? is my
> battery charging?

It depends which version of which distro, and possibly which kernel. In at 
least one case the red aux LED was used to indicate charging, while some 
versions of the battery indicator don't always pick up the transitions.

You can always use the /sys interface to find out what the kernel thinks is 
going on with the battery. See the links below.

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