GTA02 fails to charge

Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli GNUtoo at
Sun Oct 2 18:42:22 CEST 2011

On Thu, 2011-09-29 at 19:52 -0400, Brian wrote:
> On Thu, 29 Sep 2011 16:50:33 -0500
> Cristian Gómez <cristianpark at> wrote:
> > I have a doubt about this because my FreeRunner only lasts 1 day
> > charged and I want to use it more now, I read this thread and like
> > Ivan, the first thing that comes to my mind is: new battery, do you
> > know what models of batteries works fine with FreeRunner (let's say
> > Nokia's 1100 or so)??
> > 
> > Thanks in advance
> >
> You can use some of the common Nokia batteries with caveats.
> Details can be found here:
> You'll need to use the dumb battery kernel module as well. Instructions
> for that are on the same page. I've used BL-6C/5C/4C Nokia batteries
> without problems but as the wiki suggests don't trust the capacity
> when it starts getting low.
I've tried it, and on SHR it works out of the box, however only the
kernel supports charging the battery, not the bootloader, so I need the
original battery for flashing it trough the NOR uboot.


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