u-boot: charging patch

Timo Juhani Lindfors timo.lindfors at iki.fi
Sun Jan 11 12:57:08 CET 2009

Andy Green <andy at openmoko.com> writes:
> I can see the logic, but why in U-Boot?  Are people really sitting in
> U-Boot and need more commands for stuff like charging?

When the battery is very empty it would be nice to be able to sit in
uboot and charge the battery for a while before attempting to boot
linux. For this purpose it would be useful to be able to 1) force
500mA charging 2) see current consumption 3) see current capacity.

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