I'd like to see a Neo1973 running without battery, but USB powered :) Re: Kingmax announces microSDHC 4G card

Harald Welte laforge at openmoko.org
Wed Jan 17 17:53:07 CET 2007

On Tue, Jan 16, 2007 at 12:20:05PM +0100, Robert Michel wrote:
> Salve Ole, *!
> On Tue, 16 Jan 2007, Ole Tange wrote:
> > If the microSD is pinwise compatible with SD, would it be possible to:
> > 
> > * take out the battery
> > * attach the battery using wires
> If the Neo1973 could run only with USB power (without battery)
> than you would be able to skip this point "attach the battery using wires"
> :)

which it isn't.  The PMU will not power up the phone unless a battery is
inserted.  This is not a software or otherwise configurable choice, so
there's nothing you could do, not even with a custom firmware or the

- Harald Welte <laforge at openmoko.org>          	        http://openmoko.org/
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