[Gta04-owner] Upstream Replicant 4.2 support for GTA04

Lukas Maerdian luk at slyon.de
Thu Mar 6 14:01:36 CET 2014


2014-03-06 13:54 GMT+01:00 Neil Jerram <neil at ossau.homelinux.net>:
> On 2014-03-06 12:08, Lukas Maerdian wrote:
>>
>> 2014-03-06 12:28 GMT+01:00 Radek Polak <psonek2 at seznam.cz>:
>>>
>>> On Thursday, March 06, 2014 11:00:58 AM Lukas Maerdian wrote:
>>>>
>>>> > -> This happens to me only on my old battery (from ~2008),
>>>
>>>
>>>> > whereas everything works as expected on a new battery from ~2013.
>>>
>>>
>>>> > Could this be a hardware issue?
>>>
>>>
>>> Does the driver report anything at all? Can you please paste:
>>>
>>> cat /sys/class/power_supply/bq27000_battery/uevent
>>
>>
>> uevent just reports this (with the old battery):
>>   POWER_SUPPLY_NAME=bq27000-battery
>>   POWER_SUPPLY_PRESENT=0
>>
>> As soon as I put in the new battery (while the system is running),
>> uevent contains all the information and all the other nodes are
>> working as well.
>
>
> I'm pretty sure that, with my battery (~2012 I think),
>
> 1) 'cat /sys/class/power_supply/bq27000_battery/uevent' reports a complete
> set of information when running under a simple Debian distribution; and
>
> 2) I don't get any sensible battery/charging information in the Replicant
> UI.
>
> Therefore I'm not completely persuaded that the Replicant issue is just an
> 'old battery' problem...


Could you check "lsmod", to see if the battery driver is correclty
loaded in Replicant?

Lukas


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