Defect-891,1712 status

Rask Ingemann Lambertsen rask at
Sat Feb 28 20:12:02 CET 2009

On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 05:47:28PM +0800, Andy Green wrote:
> Somebody in the thread at some point said:
> | Phone will not boot if battery is fully discharged, even if it is
> plugged in--
> |
> This is as fixed as it is going to get.  All we can do is work around it
> by shutting down on low battery, which userspace already does.

   Is it entirely impossible to change the two(?) capacitors on a GTA02v5 to
the values of those on a GTA02v6? I can imagine that some users might want to
make that fix while the device is open anyway for the buzz fix.

   Also, as someone suggested on the support list a while ago, how about
providing a means (e.g. sysfs) of reprogramming the PMU to

   1) Disable powering on the device on insertion of USB or wall charger.
   2) Enable the charger.

such that while the backup battery lasts, the battery can easily be

   (I also find the PMU default of powering on the device when USB/charger
is plugged in to be sufficiently obnoxious to be worth disabling even on a

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