LED is always on (RED)

Holger Freyther zecke at openmoko.org
Wed Aug 6 18:40:30 CEST 2008

On Wednesday 06 August 2008 09:54:17 Jay Vaughan wrote:
> Hi,
> Can we please get a bit of a succinct explanation on how the LED is
> supposed to behave from now on?  I've noticed today, after doing an
> update last night, that the LED is always on (RED), regardless of
> whether power is connected or if the battery is low.  My FR currently
> has a fresh, fully-loaded battery (has been connected to power for the
> last few days), and the LED being on is confusing.
> FWIW, my opinion is that the LED's shouldn't be on all the time.  The
> only reason they should come on is to indicate some state to the user
> that requires attention - such as flashing when the battery level is
> low, or so on.  Is there a design on this issue, clearly stated, yet?


that is the charging indicator and it is connected to the "charging" trigger, 
now that bit of the kernel logic might be "wrong", confused, or ahead of 

Wendy,Regina, do we have a bug report for the charging indicator sometimes 
indicating charging even when not being connected (charging over the air)? If 
not could you file one for system software and assign to openmoko-kernel?


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