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Subject: Re: Freaky charging problem
From: Henrik Backe (
Date: 2004-07-16

> Henrik Backe wrote:
> > The new boot loader handles it, but there is still a problem
> > in the rockbox charging code. The charging does not start immediately,
> > it waits one cycle of the power thread before it starts charging and
> > if the battery is completly empty the recorder will die before charging
> > starts. The workaround is to hold F1 before attaching adapter.
> The CPU should be able to run without the batteries. Have you
> experienced this problem with the new boot loader?

Yes, a couple of times, but only when I've drained the battery while
connected to usb.
But I've not had this problem since I changed batteries.



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