My solution (was: Car Charger?)

Benedikt Bär beniwtv at
Tue Jan 13 20:44:00 CET 2009

On Tue, 2009-01-13 at 09:34 -0500, Jon 'maddog' Hall wrote:
> The problem I had was that the FR has it's buttons and USB port
>         at the bottom and the holder comes designed to hold the mobile
>         at the bottom ;)
>         It has two pieces: One that attaches to the car, and the other
>         which
>         holds the mobile. 
>         I just flipped the whole thing over, so it holds the FR at the
>         top. But then with the vibrations it would come off so I just
>         glued the two pieces together.
> It would be nice to ask X11 to rotate everything 180 degrees.  Then the
> "top" of the Openmoko would become the bottom.
> Sounds like a good application of the accelerometer to me.

True, this could be a solution, however I like my FR to be in the right
orientation. Besides the fix was quite simple and the holder quite
cheap :)


> md
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