dead battery

Sarton O'Brien roguemoko at
Wed Oct 1 01:48:19 CEST 2008

On Wednesday 01 October 2008 09:37:22 Shawn "prjktdtnt" Thompson wrote:
> Vince M. Clark wrote:
> > Thanks Shawn. I have tried NOR boot (holding aux button while pressing
> > power button, then releasing aux  button.) I cannot even get that far.
> > I'm going to leave it plugged into the wall charger overnight and see
> > what happens. In the meantime i ordered an after market Nokia battery
> > charger. They are cheap but it looks like it may take a week or so to
> > get it.
> >
> > Vince,
> >     When my battery died I plugged my phone into the OpenMoko supplied
> > charger, started it using NOR boot, leaving it at the boot menu until it
> > timed out (repeat that twice) then I was about to select boot from the
> > NOR menu and after a few extra seconds the phone booted.
> When trying to get into NOR do you already have it plugged into your
> charger? That is how I was able to finally get mine to boot, you only
> need the actual OpenMoko charger until it starts up then you can use
> whatever USB charger you prefer. Just plug into wall-socket and phone,
> start NOR twice, viola.

Not to be a killjoy but I think there may be varied levels of 'dead'. I've had 
a similar situation but it's not always he case.

When you can't get anything to happen, the only solution is to plug it in and 
go to bed (assuming you have no other options at hand).


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