Warning. Don't remove battery with usb power

Tim Knapp duffyd at kokorice.org
Tue Mar 4 02:10:49 CET 2008

Hi Ben,

Yeah I've done this *once* and it freaked me out. I'm still a bit
concerned I've caused some permanent damage on my Neo as I've had
problems booting images on the nand ever since but sdcard images work
fine - jury is still out on that one.


On Tue, 2008-03-04 at 13:45 +1300, Ben Wilson wrote:
> Hey,
> Just a reminder to everyone *NOT* to pull out the battery while the neo 
> has USB power.
> You may not have heard it but the phone gets quite angry. As evident by 
> a quiet scream the phone emits as the components in its power system 
> begin to vibrate closer to magic smoke land.
> Talking with people on IRC most have done this on occasion without any 
> damage. However you are definitely risking permanent damage with the 
> chance increasing with every second it is in this state.
> My advice would be… Don't do it and if you do it by accident then pull 
> the plug out quickly rather than listening to the interesting sound.
> (I don’t know if this also applies to gta02 or not)
> Ben.
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