[maemo-users] N900 charging problems

From: Xavier Bestel xavier.bestel at free.fr
Date: Mon Mar 1 18:14:03 EET 2010
On Mon, 2010-03-01 at 18:04 +0200, Kimmo Hämäläinen wrote:
> On Mon, 2010-03-01 at 16:40 +0100, ext Xavier Bestel wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I have a new problem today with my N900: it won't charge anymore through
> > USB (pc-connected) when powered on.
> > 
> > The N900 is connected via the monitor's USB hub to the pc, or directly
> > from the pc's front plugs. When powered on, if I plug the cable it will
> > charge for a few seconds, then stop charging and show a notification
> > yellow bar saying "Défaut de charge", which roughly translated means
> > "Charging defect", then charge stops.
> The animation is stopped if you are not getting more power from PC than
> you are using in the N900. So it could be that some process is using lot
> of CPU in the N900 and causing this consumption.  This happens to me
> with browser playing Youtube, for example, unless I use the dedicated
> charger (that provides more power).

My N900 just switched off by itself (no more juice), and now plugging
the USB cable does nothing. It's dead.

I'll try the wall charger when I get back home.


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