FreeRunner is completely dead

William Kenworthy billk at
Sun Aug 10 13:10:11 CEST 2008

There are instructions on how to fix this on the wiki:

Also includes "Make sure that the battery never discharges completely.
This is an issue because ..."


On Sun, 2008-08-10 at 12:51 +0200, Fredrik Wendt wrote:
> Hi.
> I've been using my FreeRunner quite a lot since I got it and yesterday
> evening I played with USB host mode (the goal was to use a normal USB
> keyboard in the terminal). However, I reported my progress and then went
> to bed. [0]
> This morning when I got back to my computer, the FreeRunner's screen was
> black as is expected - the battery would be drained as it has been
> several nights/mornings before. But, today I just can't get it to boot
> anymore. The only difference from all other times (that I can think of)
> is that I left it in USB host mode.
> By now I've had it plugged into the wall charger that came with the
> phone for more than one hour, but to no avail - it still won't boot. :(
> Any tip, idea on what I should do or test?
> Thanks in advance,
> 	Fredrik Wendt
> [0]
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