Re: Battery recovery issues

2009-05-06 Thread Emiliano Pastorino
Here's the logfile. Just one observation: it tooked me 3:30 h to discharge the battery (I did a bat-recover for 16 hours previously), so the battery seems to be in good shape, and also the XO, since with other batteries the led and output from all these commands behave as expected. Also, I want

Re: Battery recovery issues

2009-05-06 Thread Richard A. Smith
Emiliano Pastorino wrote: Also, I want you to know that the first 20 batteries I tested weren't faulty, they just needed to be charged (trickle charged at the begining, then normal charged). I think that kids and our technicians don't know what does the 4-times-blinking-orange-led mean, so

Re: Battery recovery issues

2009-05-05 Thread Richard A. Smith
Emiliano Pastorino wrote: bat-charge reports this: 320.83 mAh (7d53) 1428.12 mA (2ddc) 6.492 V (195c) Chg: 0.41mAh ( 29) then every column raises line to line (I copied that by hand because bat-charge-log always says Can't open file, even when usb stick is plugged in. Turns out the way I

Re: Battery recovery issues

2009-05-04 Thread Emiliano Pastorino
Richard, I've attached batdbug.log and seebstate.log. watch-battery says No battery. Battery led is always off. Sn is: 0060208060811873 bat-charge reports this: 320.83 mAh (7d53) 1428.12 mA (2ddc) 6.492 V (195c) Chg: 0.41mAh ( 29) then every column raises line to line (I copied that by hand

Re: Battery recovery issues

2009-05-01 Thread Richard A. Smith
Emiliano Pastorino wrote: Richard, I've just received a box with 60 faulty batteries inside, so I'll be playing with them for the next few years... :) I did a bat-recover on one of them for about 18 hours and I noticed this: When I run watch-battery, it still says No battery. I did a

Re: Battery recovery issues

2009-04-30 Thread Emiliano Pastorino
Richard, I've just received a box with 60 faulty batteries inside, so I'll be playing with them for the next few years... I did a bat-recover on one of them for about 18 hours and I noticed this: When I run watch-battery, it still says No battery. I did a full-reset of the XO but nothing

Re: Battery recovery issues

2009-04-29 Thread Philipp Kocher
Emiliano Pastorino wrote: Hello everyone, I'm trying to recover a battery than seems to be broken. This is what I've done so far: - I've plugged the battery on an unsecured XO. - When I run watch-battery from the ok prompt, I get a No battery message. - I tried see-bstate and I get

Re: Battery recovery issues

2009-04-29 Thread Richard A. Smith
Emiliano Pastorino wrote: Put batman.fth in /home/olpc and try fload nand:\home\olpc\batman.fth. OK. That worked (I think), but now I'm getting this when I execute fload: sd.ddd isn't unique sd.dd isn't unique ec-rambase isn't unique ec-ram@ isn't unique logstr isn't unique

Re: Battery recovery issues

2009-04-29 Thread Emiliano Pastorino
Are you using the latest batman.fth? I pulled a lot of batman functionality into the firmware and had to modify batman.fth to avoid the errors above. I'm using 0.3.6. Originally, I only pulled in some key diagnostics but then in later firmwares I needed the formatting functions too so

Re: Battery recovery issues

2009-04-29 Thread Richard A. Smith
Emiliano Pastorino wrote: Are you using the latest batman.fth? I pulled a lot of batman functionality into the firmware and had to modify batman.fth to avoid the errors above. I'm using 0.3.6. Sorry. I didn't have the latest up on the site. Grab a fresh copy. Is there

Battery recovery issues

2009-04-28 Thread Emiliano Pastorino
Hello everyone, I'm trying to recover a battery than seems to be broken. This is what I've done so far: - I've plugged the battery on an unsecured XO. - When I run watch-battery from the ok prompt, I get a No battery message. - I tried see-bstate and I get an infinite output of 0 1 2 0 1 2 0 1

Re: Battery recovery issues

2009-04-28 Thread Richard A. Smith
Emiliano Pastorino wrote: - I tried see-bstate and I get an infinite output of 0 1 2 0 1 2 0 1 2 0 1 2 This means the battery is not responding to 1-wire reset. Nothing more you can do with out an o-scope. Probably not worth the time to go further unless you have a lot of them that

Re: Battery recovery issues

2009-04-28 Thread Richard A. Smith
Emiliano Pastorino wrote: How can I tell the difference between a completely http://wiki.laptop.org/go/XO_Troubleshooting_Battery#Diagnosing_Battery_Problems If see-bstate shows you more than just 0 1 2 then the battery is something you can work with. -- Richard Smith rich...@laptop.org