Power Button/USB Problems
joerg at openmoko.org
Mon May 4 10:46:36 CEST 2009
Am Mo 4. Mai 2009 schrieb Daemon D:
> Since I've gotten my Neo Freerunner about a month ago it has sporadically
powered off when plugging in the USB cable. Other times I have just moved the
Freerunner a little bit in my hand and it reboots. The final weirdness was
that it was sitting by itself, completely powered off, not plugged into
anything and after about an hour it decided to turn itself on, definitely not
resuming, it totally booted from beginning. I have found the whole
finding-a-functional-operating-system thing to be challenging but this
suspected hardware problem make it unusable/untrustable.
Power up "out of nothing" might be triggered by RTC-alarm.
But taking into account the random powerdown on USB insert it's probably
caused by same issue.
Was this a regular shutdown or instant power-cut kind of power-off/reboot?
Was it all with one distro (which one??) or did you check with different
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