[Letux-kernel] GAB-driver

H. Nikolaus Schaller hns at goldelico.com
Wed Jul 19 21:09:01 CEST 2017


Hi Marek,

> Am 19.07.2017 um 21:02 schrieb Belisko Marek <marek.belisko at gmail.com>:
> 
> Hi Nikolaus,
> 
> On Sun, Jul 16, 2017 at 10:04 PM, Belisko Marek <marek.belisko at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Nikolaus,
>> 
>> On Sun, Jul 16, 2017 at 9:58 PM, H. Nikolaus Schaller <hns at goldelico.com> wrote:
>>> Hi Marek,
>>> 4.13 has arrived and there seems to be a definition of a battery node for bq27xxx drivers:
>> I did saw update of issue. Thanks for sharing.
>>> 
>>> https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/tree/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/power/supply/bq27xxx.txt?id=e2517f3bb44b1ac3772858f4bca0be05d36f492d
>>> 
>>> And a generic monitoring binding:
>>> 
>>> http://elixir.free-electrons.com/linux/v4.13-rc1/source/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/power/supply/battery.txt
>>> 
>>> This looks like something we should use as well.
> I did look to what was implemented and I think we can somehow reuse
> it.

Fine!

> We need to extend simple-battery for technology and based on that
> setup correct charging/discharging characteristics.

Indeed.

> I think before
> going that way would be better to ask or maybe post my generic-adc
> changes for review to get some feedback and then continue. What do you
> think?

Maybe we should just RFC the Bindings?

IMHO bindings give the biggest discussions. And then we can work on the driver...

BR,
Nikolaus

>>> 
>>> Do you think you will find a little time to take care of the GAB driver again?
>> Definitely. I returned today from my holidays (Croatia) so I'm full of
>> energy to start again do some real kernel work. I'll keep you updated.
>>> 
>>> Maybe we can propose to extend the battery node to describe battery chemistry as well.
>> Yes that make sense let's see what Pavel will complain about :).
>>> 
>>> BR,
>>> Nikolaus
>>> 
>> 
>> Thanks and BR,
>> 
>> marek
>> 
>> 
>> 
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>> 
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> 
> BR,
> 
> marek
> 
> -- 
> as simple and primitive as possible
> -------------------------------------------------
> Marek Belisko - OPEN-NANDRA
> Freelance Developer
> 
> Ruska Nova Ves 219 | Presov, 08005 Slovak Republic
> Tel: +421 915 052 184
> skype: marekwhite
> twitter: #opennandra
> web: http://open-nandra.com



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