[Gta04-owner] [PATCH 10/13] twl4030_charger: add software controlled linear charging mode.

Christ van Willegen cvwillegen at gmail.com
Tue Sep 15 14:08:55 CEST 2015

Hi all,

On Tue, Sep 15, 2015 at 1:28 PM, Pavel Machek <pavel at ucw.cz> wrote:
> On Thu 2015-07-30 10:11:24, NeilBrown wrote:
>> Add a 'continuous' option for usb charging which enables
>> the "linear" charging mode of the twl4030.
>> Linear charging does a good job with not-so-reliable power sources.
>> Auto mode does not work well as it switches off when voltage drops
>> momentarily.  Care must be taken not to over-charge.
> Can you explain how the user can "care not to over-charge"?

Just my $0.02, I assumed (whoops!) that Neil mean that the _code_
should take care not to over-charge... but not sure how he intended to
to that.

Anyway, that was my interpretation of the (indeed, it could be
explained in different ways...) comment.

Christ van Willegen

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