The epoch is upon me.
gb at bsdmn.com
Tue Dec 21 17:28:22 CET 2010
I replaced with cap too. It's easy to extract one from some old phone.
Result is very good then you remove main battery.
> The last time my FreeRunner's battery died, the clock reset to epoch.
> Now, it no longer keeps time during suspend either. I'm guessing this
> means the clock battery has finally died.
In suspend clock is powered by main battery not backup, as PMU remain in
Active state. In fact in suspend backup battery is _charging_. So, i
think you have some software trouble, probably you setting clock somehow
in wrong way (they not saved to hw clock).
В Втр, 21/12/2010 в 08:50 -0500, Gay, John (GE Energy Services, Non-GE)
> OK. I was a little confused about the mention of 2 super caps at the
> time. That make more sense.
> I'll have to check for an American source and get one. I've got some
> rusty soldering skills I can brush up before I attack my phone.
> John Gay
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> Subject: Re: The epoch is upon me.
> I'm don't know how you can be sure the clock battery is to blame, but
> I just wanted to mention that I replaced the battery with a single
> supercap. The pair of supercaps was because I have two freerunners.
> On 12/21/2010 07:55 AM, Gay, John (GE Energy Services, Non-GE) wrote:
> > The last time my FreeRunner's battery died, the clock reset to
> > epoch. Now, it no longer keeps time during suspend either. I'm
> > guessing this means the clock battery has finally died.
> > Someone recently commented that they replaced their battery with a
> > pair of super caps. I just wanted to confirm my diagnosis before I
> > take a soldering iron to my phone.
> > Cheers,
> > John Gay
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