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Author: Bastiaan van den Berg
To: Pavel Machek
CC: maemo-leste
Subject: Re: [maemo-leste] kexecboot on droid 4: wrong place in boot process
On Tue, Jul 28, 2020 at 12:18 AM Pavel Machek <pavel@???> wrote:

> On Mon 2020-07-27 22:16:59, Bastiaan van den Berg wrote:
> > On Sun, Jul 26, 2020 at 1:42 PM Pavel Machek <pavel@???> wrote:
> > > kexecboot is before "dedicated charging mode". And with empty battery,
> > > that becomes a problem, because Droid is running on battery power
> > > while I try to select the right menu item, and battery dies in the
> > > meantime :-(.
> > Use a different USB charger, or connect your current one with a 'USB
> > condom' that only connects VCC and GND through.
> Umm. Are you sure that will help? Battery runs flat before
> "dedicated charging mode" can boot (and kexecboot slows that down),
> not sure how different charger will change that picture.

Yes, using a USB condom on your charger will prevent the droid4 from
autobooting and still charge the battery :) Try it!