FSO 2.6.28 usage report

Balaji Rao balaji at raobalaji.com
Mon Jan 12 16:56:54 CET 2009

On Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 03:33:56PM +0000, Andy Green wrote:
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> Somebody in the thread at some point said:
> | On Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 03:40:07PM +0100, Stefan Schmidt wrote:
> |>> I don't know if that's part of what he has to get straight for pcf50606
> |>> to be meaningful, but I am sure the quality and reliability of any
> |>> figures it will give are going to be continue to be poor compared to
> |>> GTA02 with HDQ smart battery where you can pretty much believe the
> |>> capacity number completely, there's not a huge amount to be done
> about it.
> |> Sure, we can't expect things the hardware does not offer. Getting
> what it offers
> |> through th same interface as on GTA02 is fine for us.
> |
> | OK, pcf50633 does not offer a sysfs for battery voltage. But I think it
> | can't be done away with for PCF50606..
> Can we not make "battery" power_supply device and do it down there?  I
> think that's what's actually being looked for.

Yes, that should be possible through platform data :) We can have a
simple battery-class driver just to wrap stuff.. Will do that soon.

	- Balaji

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