QtMoko new replacement battery - charging oddness

Paul Fertser fercerpav at gmail.com
Thu Mar 24 11:49:31 CET 2011


Philip Rhoades <phil at pricom.com.au> writes:
> My original Neo battery lasts about 3.5 hours from a full charge with
> no activity with QtMoko v33.  I bought replacement BL-6C batteries but
> when I plug either of them in, they appear to be charging (~20 hours)
> but when the USB is disconnected the battery icon appears to be still
> charging(!) and the Neo shuts down soon after (< 2 hours) with no
> charge.  When I reboot, I try to cat the files in:

Have you tried reading the battery Q&A[1]? It clearly states you need
to use another driver to get some status for a dumb battery.

[1] http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Battery_Questions_and_Answers
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