Battery recovery issues

Richard A. Smith richard at
Wed May 6 15:27:43 EDT 2009

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 I'm giving them immediate 
> instructions on how to proceed.

It means its in trickle charge but that only happens with newer firmware.

Richard Smith  <richard at>
One Laptop Per Child

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