[maemo-users] dead N800

From: Ismo.Laitinen at nokia.com Ismo.Laitinen at nokia.com
Date: Wed Mar 28 15:52:01 EEST 2007

>-----Original Message-----
>From: maemo-users-bounces at maemo.org 
>[mailto:maemo-users-bounces at maemo.org] On Behalf Of ext Willie McKemie
>Sent: 28 March, 2007 15:23
>To: maemo-users at maemo.org
>Subject: Re: dead N800
>On Wed, Mar 28, 2007 at 10:08:10AM +0300, 
>Ismo.Laitinen at nokia.com wrote:
>> >In trying to flash, I never got beyond the "Suitable USB device not 
>> >found, waiting" point.  Now, the N800 will no longer power 
>up via the 
>> >power button.  It will sometimes
>> >(briefly) display the opening "Nokia" 
>> >screen when the external power is plugged in (or wiggled).
>> Sounds like you also run out of battery. Have you tried switching the
>My face is red!  I was using a not-Nokia charger and it 
>apparently wasn't charging reliably even though the N800 was 
>telling me that it was charging.  I, in error, assumed that it 
>would be charged after spending a night on the charger.  
>Confounding the problem was the lack of any indication of 
>battery state prior to a successful boot; that is, you can't 
>tell if your battery is charged until AFTER it boots successfully.
>Anyway, I located the Nokia charger, charged overnight, booted 
>successfully, then flashed to the new image.  All seems well.  
>I am greatly enjoying the new camera application.

Good that the problem was solved! It's always a good idea to use Nokia
chargers and batteries ;-)


>Willie, ONWARD!  Through the fog!
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