Operation without battery (GTA02)

Dale Schumacher dale.schumacher at gmail.com
Thu Jul 24 01:08:30 CEST 2008

On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 5:51 PM, Andy Green <andy at openmoko.com> wrote:

> That's right, to start Freerunner needs a battery in and the battery
> needs some decent charge left in it, for the reason briefly during
> startup it needs to eat more current that it is allowed via USB.  It
> causes a "brownout" at that time since the USB current limit does its
> job well, it chokes and restarts repeatedly.

Does the latest u-boot <
contain the start-up current limiting code that keeps <100mA during boot?
If so, does that mean we should be able to boot from USB power only?
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