[Gta04-owner] GTA04 suspend power consumption

H. Nikolaus Schaller hns at goldelico.com
Thu Dec 17 13:34:22 CET 2015


Hi Radek,

Am 17.12.2015 um 13:28 schrieb Radek Polak <psonek2 at seznam.cz>:

> On Wednesday 16 of December 2015 18:51:02 H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote:
>  
> > Unfortunately in the letux-4.4-rc5 kernel, the hdq battery driver is
> > broken and does not report reasonable or any values. So I can't
> > report real power consumption with/without the driver or after
> > trying to apply Tony's patch.
>  
> I used alu foils glued on double side tape inserted between battery and the contact. The amps can be then measured on them. Quite awkward but it worked.

Well, reading out the hdq battery is easier - if it works :)

So far I know that they (upstream developers) have merged
all bq27xxx drivers into a single one (which is good) but it
appears to have some regressions for the bq270x0.

>  
> Anyways this sound like good progress, i hope to try during xmas.

Would be a nice xmas present :)

BR,
Nikolaus

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