[Gta04-owner] Upstream Replicant 4.2 support for GTA04

Lukas Maerdian luk at slyon.de
Thu Mar 6 13:56:45 CET 2014


2014-03-06 13:36 GMT+01:00 Christoph Mair <christoph.mair at gmail.com>:
> On Thu, Mar 6, 2014 at 1:27 PM, Lukas Maerdian <luk at slyon.de> wrote:
>> 2014-03-06 13:14 GMT+01:00 Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller <hns at goldelico.com>:
>>> Looks as if either
>>> * bq27000 chip in old battery is broken so that it does not respond to hdq requests
>>> * HDQ contact pad (CC) of old battery could be corroded
>>
>> Yes, the pad looks a bit used, see attachment:
>> The top battery is the old one and its middle pad (this is the HDQ,
>> right?) is sort of greenish.
>
> Try to scratch on the surface of the pad. Maybe you can remove some of
> this green coating.

Thanks Christoph, it worked!
Now Android shows the battery status with the old battery as well again.

So, PaulK should check his battery pads, before modifying the
bq27x00-battery driver.

BR,
  Lukas


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