Can't boot Freerunner without battery - Was: Re: unable to start up freerunner after batterie was full down

Joerg Reisenweber joerg at
Mon Jul 14 08:18:17 CEST 2008

Am Mo  14. Juli 2008 schrieb Steven **:
> Perhaps it's been said before and I missed it...  But why can't the
> Neo boot off USB power alone?

Boils down to sth like powering up a whole town after blackout.
All components drawing a spike of energy same moment, which USB can't 
deliver. ->next blackout.
Werner's new U-boot extenuates this somewhat, but as much of this is inside 
PMU hardcoded, SW can't do much.

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