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

Steven ** montgoss+openmokocommunity at
Mon Jul 14 17:38:32 CEST 2008

The battery can delivery more power than the AC USB adapter?


On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 1:18 AM, Joerg Reisenweber <joerg at> wrote:
> 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.
> /jOERG

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