QtMoko new replacement battery - charging oddness

Philip Rhoades 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:
>> 	/sys/class/power_supply/battery/
>> 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.


Philip Rhoades

GPO Box 3411
Sydney NSW	2001
E-mail:  phil at pricom.com.au

More information about the community mailing list