Empty battery, unbootable Neo

Andy Green andy at openmoko.com
Fri Aug 29 23:37:54 CEST 2008

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Somebody in the thread at some point said:
|> Now I know that I must've hit bug #1158, but my problems don't stop
|> here. With the battery empty, the Neo won't boot, so much is clear.
|> However, it doesn't even charge, it seems. Before I went to bed last
|> night I unplugged USB, removed the battery for 10 seconds and
|> reconnected USB. The Neo attempted to boot as it always does upon USB
|> connection and subsequently crashed before u-boot even loaded.
| It turns out that it's a problem with the USB ports of my lenovo
| dockingstation. When plugged into the dockingstation, the Neo acts in
| these strange ways. When plugged into my T61 directly, it immediately
| works as expected and boots.
| Very strange to me, but I guess this just leaves #1158 to be fixed, and
| my dockingstation :)

Well it is good to hear it got solved.  Is your dockingstation USB
device itself like some are nowadays, or one with custom connector on to
the laptop?

- -Andy
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