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Oh...has it died? - Brian Beuken - 08-15-2019

After leaving my Pinebook, for over a month, I decided to fire it up and try out a new OS... Sadly however when I pressed the power key, I got a green light, then...everything went off.

I assumed the battery must have died and plugged it in for a charge...expecting it to power up while charging, but still nothing.

So I left it overnight....and this morning, nothing...no repose to the power key.

Is there a key combo needed to perform some kind of reset, or any other advice anyone has, it seems to be dead at the moment?


RE: Oh...has it died? - tophneal - 08-15-2019

I had a similar issue after leaving mine unplugged for a few days and it drained too far. I was able to get it to boot again after leaving it to charge over an entire weekend. Afterward it started back up. Try leaving it charging for another day or tw.


RE: Oh...has it died? - Brian Beuken - 08-15-2019

(08-15-2019, 07:45 AM)tophneal Wrote: I had a similar issue after leaving mine unplugged for a few days and it drained too far. I was able to get it to boot again after leaving it to charge over an entire weekend. Afterward it started back up. Try leaving it charging for another day or tw.

ok I'll leave it alone on charge for a while and let you know


RE: Oh...has it died? - Brian Beuken - 08-16-2019

Still not getting anything Sad Will leave it another day,


RE: Oh...has it died? - Brian Beuken - 08-19-2019

nope still dead as a dodo....any thoughts on how I can kick it back to life? I'll take it apart and try torun the board direct from a power unit...maybe its just the battery that didn't like being drained to 0.


RE: Oh...has it died? - tophneal - 08-19-2019

No good! Try tagging one of the Pine employees, or reaching out to them through email. Hopefully they can help you find and resolve the underlying issue.