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MS need to Power Up after Not driving for a Few weeks

Discussion in 'Model S' started by Kokomo, May 11, 2018.

  1. Kokomo

    Kokomo New Member

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    I recently was on vacation for a few weeks and my car was garaged the whole time with the charger plugged in. When I tried to dive it, it said it needed to power up . It was about 5 minutes before I could get it to revers out of my garage . The screen was blank for about 10 minutes and ebven the A/c didn't come on for at least 7 minutes. Anyone else ever have this problem. The car is only 8 months old with under 7k miles.
     
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  2. brkaus

    brkaus Well-Known Member

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    Mine has done similar after being off for 10-15 minutes twice now.
     
  3. RYCO

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    Mine just did that. I had to reboot the big screen even. I was gone for 2 and a half weeks. It sat not plugged in. I left at 80%, after 2.5 weeks it was at 72%. 2016 refreshed S90D ap1
     
  4. rooter

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    When the MCU screen is black the main processor (Tegra 3 VCM) has not booted. Maybe there's a loose connection or a bad solder joint. Once it warmed up it started. If this is the case it'll be worse in Winter.
     
  5. brkaus

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    I think it's some sort of race condition in the power up sequence.
     
  6. rooter

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    The power-up is the Tegra resetting to the address space of the Spansion GL512S 512Mb flash, which runs some tests and assembles the OS in memory from the first or second squashfs partition in the 8GB SKHynix eMMC, which contains nVidia Linux. (3rd partition is /var and 4th partition is /home)

    This is a straight Ubongo boot process. Something can always go wrong, but almost never a race given the init system.
     
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  7. .jg.

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    Were you using the James Bond Lotus Submersible Easter Egg? :)

    Seriously though, I have had this at least once but not since I selected the "Always Connected" option in Controls > Displays > Energy Saving.
     
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    Did you check the car with your app while you were away? Or was it left completely to its own devices for the whole time?
     

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