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Subject: Re: 5.5G iPod shutdown confusing the boot code?

Re: 5.5G iPod shutdown confusing the boot code?

From: Boris Gjenero <boris.gjenero_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 04 Mar 2009 15:13:00 -0500

Dave Woyciesjes wrote:
> The patching you're referring to sounds to me like something Apple
> should do...

Yes, they should fix this bug. However, I don't expect them to release
any new firmware for old iPods.

> Like I mentioned, I think mine didn't go to sleep properly last
> night. The charge meter showed only about 50% charge this morning when I
> finally go it going. It should've shown around 90 - 95% since I puased
> the music, and took it off the charger at 55:40 pm last night, and
> didn't touch it until this morning.

The initial battery level can be inaccurate (both with the original
firmware and with Rockbox). Initial measurements are taken during hard
drive activity, and that extra current temporarily decreases voltage.
If the level doesn't go up after a few minutes, then I agree that it
seems the iPod didn't sleep properly.

-- 
Boris
Received on 2009-03-04

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