Freerunner won't charge

clemens kirchgatterer clemens at
Mon Jul 4 21:04:45 CEST 2011

I have the same problem. Can you pls report if replacing the chip actually
fixes the moko?


On Sat, Jul 2, 2011 at 06:46, Paul Fertser <fercerpav at> wrote:

> Hi,
> Ronald Tallent <ron at> writes:
> > So, there's no way to fix this thing? If I need to take it to an
> > electronics repair shop to get it fixed I can, just need to know what
> > part(s) will need to be repaired/replaced. Anyone know were I can get
> > hold of schematics for the mainboard? If it's a simple repair proceedure
> > I might be able to do it myself even.
> Schematics are available from [1]. I hope you'll find the cause and
> will be able to use your cool device again :)
> Basically, what you need to know is that charging is controlled by the
> PMU chip, PCF50633, it's connected over SPI bus and you can easily
> view dump of its registers from [2] (newer kernels might have a
> slightly different path but the same filename). Schematics are pretty
> much obvious but if you have any questions, feel free to ask here or
> on #openmoko-cdevel irc channel.
> [1]
> [2] /sys/class/i2c-adapter/i2c-0/0-0073/dump_regs
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