Freerunner won't charge, and won't start anymore due to out of power
iknowjoseph at gmail.com
Tue Sep 2 17:13:46 CEST 2008
2008/9/2 Alexander Frøyseth <alexander.froyseth at gmail.com>:
> Christ van Willegen skrev:
> On Tue, Sep 2, 2008 at 4:05 PM, Paul V. Borza <paul at accelsense.org> wrote:
> I've flashed the updated 2008.8 on my Freerunner, and then left it for a
> couple of days without turning on.
> Yesterday I've tried to turn it on: it starts, the Openmoko logo appears,
> and then it suddenly turns off.
> I think this is because of the battery that is already out of power.
> Apparently (and I've seen it too...), it won't charge when it isn't
> booted, and booting is a problem because of a flat battery.
> AFAIK the only option at the moment is to use a replacement battery.
> Most people with a Nokia phone can lend you one...
> Boot with the replacement battery, put in USB power (or the wall
> charger), pull out the (spare) battery and put in your empty battery.
> Red light behind AUX should turn on to indicate charging.
> Christ van Willegen
> Does anyone know WHY it don't charge when it is off?
> My logic says that it is very important to have the option charge the
> battery when it is flat.
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