[Gta04-owner] Tracking down power 'leak'

Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller hns at goldelico.com
Wed Sep 4 11:37:48 CEST 2013


Am 04.09.2013 um 11:16 schrieb Radek Polak:

> On Wednesday, September 04, 2013 10:39:58 AM Christ van Willegen wrote:
>  
> > Also, I suspect that the battery I'm using now is old. At the moment
> > I'm russing QtMoko v56, which uses about 35mA. 
>  
> Can try pull out the battery and boot the phone - but make sure it's not connected to the charger - IIRC there was some problem when booting on charger. I can get down to 22mA - but not always, 22mA is usualy at home at work i have much more maybe around these 35mA.
>  
> > That would mean an
> > empty battery in about 34hrs. (at least, more than a day). But, I need
> > to re-charge every day, so my battery is probably less than 1200 mAh
> > by now.
>  
> You can check charge_full attribute (in NeoControl or via sysfs). It will tell you capacity of the battery - if the battery is very old it will be under 1000mAh. I think values above 1000 are quite ok.

Or cat /sys/class/power_supply/bq27000-battery/uevent will tell you everything (including a "health" value).

BR,
Nikolaus

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