Freerunner won't charge, and won't start anymore due to out of power
Dan Leinir Turthra Jensen
admin at leinir.dk
Tue Sep 2 21:27:55 CEST 2008
Tuesday 02 September 2008 Paul V. Borza wrote:
> Everything would be great, but I don't have the wall charger with me, and I
> won't have it near me anytime soon (three weeks).However, I've got another
> charger from another phone that says:
> Input: 100-240V~0.2A 50-60Hz
> Output: 5V 1A LPS
> This is the charger for a HTC phone, can't remember the model right now.
> Is that charger ok to use with the Neo?
Well, it's less powered than the official charger, which has
Input: 100-240V~/0.3A, 47-63Hz
Output: +5V 2.0A
...so my guess is it'd not fry anything at least :) But... give that hold-
aux-then-plug-in thing with the USB cable, who knows, it might work :)
> <admin at leinir.dk>wrote:
> > Tuesday 02 September 2008 Paul V. Borza 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.
> > > However, I've tried connecting the Freerunner to the USB for more than
> > > 12 hours, but the battery won't charge - or at least I think it's not
> > > charging, because whenever I turn it on, the same out of the blue
> > shutdown
> > > happens.
> > >
> > > Has anyone got a similar behavior?
> > > Should/is the Neo charging when is turned off and connected to the PC?
> > > I can't use it right now, because it won't even boot, because during
> > boot,
> > > it shuts down.
> > >
> > > Thanks.
> > i thought due to all the people spreading the no charge when battery is
> > dead
> > meme that i'd need to get a wall charger, but a re-read of the battery
> > page on
> > the wiki provided me with a very simple (if slightly obscure) semi-fix:
> > 1. Push and hold the AUX button
> > 2. Plug in the wall charger
> > 3. Select "Boot" in uboot
> > 4. Wait while your phone boots up :)
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