[PATCH 4/6] various janitorial work on the pcf50633.c

joerg at openmoko.org joerg at openmoko.org
Sat May 10 16:28:45 CEST 2008

Am Sa  10. Mai 2008 schrieb Rod Whitby:
> Wolfgang Spraul wrote:
> > We ship only with HDQ batteries, that's correct.
> > But people may well have old GTA01 batteries, or use compatible Nokia 
> > BL-4C/5C/6C batteries, or no-name replacements for those.
> > Our battery driver and infrastructure should be as robust as possible.
> On this note - one thing I did the other day was to put a GTA02 battery 
> in a GTA01 and charge it there.  After some hours, it started to make a 
> strange buzzing noise, and I took it out immediately.  Nothing seems to 
> be damaged, but it was quite disconcerting.
> Is there any known problem with putting a GTA02 battery in a GTA01?

GTA02-bat has builtin protection - means switchoff. There are reports for 
those scary sounds when removing bat (=switchoff) while charging.
I'm concerned about the 02-batmight have activated protective circuit while 
GTA02-PMU still is fine with charging :-(


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