[SHR-testing] Problems with battery

Rask Ingemann Lambertsen rask at sygehus.dk
Thu Mar 26 01:59:31 CET 2009

On Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 05:26:40PM +0100, Francesco de Virgilio wrote:

> Hi list,
> a small problem: I use my Nokia 6630 compatible battery (BL-5C) in the
> Neo with SHR-testing, but Neo doesn't recognize the battery chip, so it
> says that it is empty even it is full.

   Reporting that the battery is empty is an FSO bug. The 2.6.24 kernels do
report battery voltage for all batteries, including "alien" ones, but that
has disappeared in the 2.6.28 series. It's on my TODO list to get it back

> I've edited /etc/freesmartphone/opreferences/rules.yaml and commented
> the section that powers off the phone with low battery level.

   Definitely a silly bug - for instance, how are you supposed to be able to
charge a depleted battery in the Neo, then?

> But, it still remains a problem: the battery doesn't charge, why?

   How do you know it doesn't charge the battery?

   Which kernel are you using?

Rask Ingemann Lambertsen
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