QtMoko new replacement battery - charging oddness
phil at pricom.com.au
Thu Mar 24 13:03:28 CET 2011
On 2011-03-24 22:38, Radek Polak wrote:
> On Thursday 24 March 2011 09:46:54 Philip Rhoades wrote:
>> 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:
>> but I get "No such device" messages.
>> Any ideas about how to proceed?
> You will need to use dumb battery kernel driver. I cant say how/if it works.
> Please try:
> modprobe platform_battery
Yes, I found that info eventually (the battery page needs updating).
> or add platform_battery to /etc/modules so that it's loaded automatically
> after reboot.
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