[maemo-users] N900 charging problems

From: Xavier Bestel xavier.bestel at free.fr
Date: Mon Mar 1 20:07:29 EET 2010
On Mon, 2010-03-01 at 18:54 +0100, Xavier Bestel wrote:
> On Mon, 2010-03-01 at 11:44 -0600, Paul Hartman wrote:
> > 2010/3/1 Xavier Bestel <xavier.bestel at free.fr>:
> > > 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.
> > 
> > On mine, the N900 becomes totally unresponsive (won't even charge)
> > depending on turning power on and off and charging while power is off,
> > etc. I have to remove the battery and reinsert it, then it behaves
> > normally. Maybe you can try that if you haven't already.
> I just tried your suggestion.
> So now, when plugging the cable it enters into a loop where it starts to
> charge (the yellow led slowly blinks), the USB mass storage mode is
> entered, than after 5 seconds the led stops blinking, 2 seconds after
> that it powers completely off for 1 second.
> Rinse and repeat.

... and after trying to power it on while plugged, it's just black with
a red led faintly blinking. Even when unplugging and replugging the

I didn't find a mention of red blinking led in the manual.


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