Battery discharging after long time connected to the power charger ?

Michael Shiloh michael at
Fri Jul 18 21:07:25 CEST 2008

Russell Sears wrote:
> I've started noticing this too.  It bit me the night before last, when 
> it was plugged in for 8 hours, but the icon indicated battery status. 
> When I woke up, APM reported the battery was low. (I've been regularly 
> running opkg update/upgrade on the factory image).
> Plug the charger into the phone.  Slowly count to 10 or 20.  If the icon 
> doesn't change to have a lightning bolt, unplug the charger from the 
> phone, and repeat.

here's another thing to try: make sure the phone is really charging, 
either with 500mA or 1000mA (assuming you're using the wall charger), 
using Andy's patch that lets you manually set any charge rate:

Let me know the result of this experiment


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