FR works but can't charge battery
sjleung at shaw.ca
Sat Feb 28 18:33:01 CET 2009
Hi. I hope someone can help here...
My FreeRunner can't charge its battery. Even when plugged in to USB or
the wall, the phone can't/won't charge. Eventually the battery
discharges completely and although I have an external charger, this
I've also verified the same problem with a friend's Nokia BL-5C battery,
so it seems to be something wrong in the FreeRunner.
When ssh'ed in over USB, when I cat:
The phone used to charge fine. I've tried reflashing to FSO milestone 4
and the most recent FDOM with no differences. I haven't tried anything
newer, but it doesn't really sound like that would make much of a
The only thing I can sort of correlate to it breaking is when I started
using one of those car USB adapters to charge the phone in the car.
So that might have broken something (?), but what are the odds that this
is fixable? Who might be able to diagnose or repair it?
I really hope there's something I can do because without the ability to
charge or even run from the wall, this FreeRunner is pretty much
Thanks for any help.
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