Replace battery in suspend
joerg at openmoko.org
Sat May 9 16:25:08 CEST 2009
Am Sa 9. Mai 2009 schrieb Christian Rüb:
> is it possible to do the following:
> * power off GSM
> * suspend
> * plug external USB power supply (can do 100,500 and 1000mA)
> * open device and exchange battery
> * resume again
> * power on GSM
> * (optional) unplug USB power supply
> I do not have a second battery (yet) but this scenario might occur while GPS
> tracking and not having the possibility to charge. I already have this
> external USB battery but it will not be enough to cover all the time I need
> my Frerunner running.
> I read somewhere that the GSM alway gets its power directly from the
> battery, thus my interest in turning it off before suspending. Can this work
> or might this even break anything?
It's perfectly safe to swap battery while hooked to >= 500mA USB-power (GTA02
only! Never do this on GTA01 unless you know exactly what you're doing).
Your considerations regarding GSM are correct, it needs a re-init after new
bat inserted. Alas this seems to be a broken function in SHR atm.
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