Sooo... I may have blown up my battery.

Joachim Ott jo.omsl at
Fri Dec 18 11:41:44 CET 2009

2009/12/18 François-Léonard Gilbert <gilbertf at>:
> I hacked up an "adapter" (aka 2 wires) for a 3,7V cell phone battery
> and booted my FR!
> Unfortunately, after booting QtMoko, I removed the "jump-start" batt
> and...  the phone went dead.   The "charging" battery icon was
> visible, so I was getting some juice from USB.
> Any further tips?  I can't plug the real battery in my FR to charge
> it :-(

Did you use the wall charger?

> Is there a distro I could put on my SD Card that sucks less amps?  Any
> other tricks?

Boot the distro that is in NAND? Get a new (2nd) battery?

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