Using dumb batteries (was: Re: GTA02 fails to charge)

Paul Fertser fercerpav at
Mon Oct 3 07:56:26 CEST 2011

Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli <GNUtoo at> writes:
> I've tried it, and on SHR it works out of the box, however only the
> kernel supports charging the battery, not the bootloader, so I need the
> original battery for flashing it trough the NOR uboot.

To the best of my knowledge, the NOR u-boot doesn't implement the
bq27x0 HDQ driver, and hence it has no way to distinguish between a
dumb battery and an original one.

So it should be able to charge any battery without any issues.

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