QtMoko v33 - More battery info and questions

Philip Rhoades phil at pricom.com.au
Thu Mar 31 11:11:16 CEST 2011


On 2011-03-30 19:31, Paul Fertser wrote:
> Hi,
> On Tue, Mar 29, 2011 at 06:00:22PM +1100, Philip Rhoades wrote:
>>> Philip Rhoades<phil at pricom.com.au>   writes:
>>>> - Even with the "dumb" battery configuration, the battery charging
>>>> animated icon continues after USB (power) disconnection - should that
>>>> happen?
>>> Provide "uevent" files contents for both the battery driver and
>>> pcf50633-mbc drivers.
>> /sys/devices/platform/s3c2440-i2c/i2c-0/0-0073/pcf50633-mbc.0/power_supply/usb/uevent
> With USB unplugged this looks like a manifistation of a bug. Please specify the
> kernel version you use.

Sorry, my mistake - I had it plugged in to get easier access to the 
device . .

>>>> - The discharge rate attached for an inactive phone (with a blanked
>>>> screen) with a new, fully charged battery is not very good (~10
>>>> hours)
>>> Keep in mind that the SoC was constantly running during that test, so
>>> this should be ok. Normal usage assumes you use suspend-to-ram when
>>> you do not actually interact with the device, that should give ~70
>>> (without #1024 fix) or ~140 (with it) hours of "standby time".
>> At the moment dim is set to 20s, display off to 50s and suspend is off -
>> are you saying that suspend should be set to 120s or something?  How
>> does that affect incoming calls?
> Incoming calls should wake up the device without any issues, there's a
> dedicated irq line for that.

Yes, I tested it and it worked fine.

I still have a problem with low battery life - I am testing the second 
new battery to see how that behaves and will update when I have more info.



Philip Rhoades

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E-mail:  phil at pricom.com.au

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