[U-Boot] [PATCH 15/16] arm:trats:pmic: Support for charging battery at Samsung's TRATS board
trini at ti.com
Mon Sep 17 23:27:40 CEST 2012
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On 09/17/12 13:55, Lukasz Majewski wrote:
> Hi Tom ,
>> If I read this right we'll pause in the middle of start up to
>> charge the battery for possibly a long time right? And this
>> could be a while loop even, yes? If so to the first one, this
>> really should be under some sort of CONFIG option.
> This is one of the options. Other option is to extend the
> pmic/power command to:
> pmic charger on/off to recharge battery when needed.
> I think, that above is a better solution.
>> I know the value of showing proof of concept type examples in
>> development boards but that should still be an opt-in thing I
>> would think.
> Yes, indeed this shall be regarded as a proof-of-concept to show
> that battery is automatically charged when needed.
> Instead, I think, that it would be a good idea to write a warning
> on the u-boot starting (when PMIC driver is initialized):
> e.g. WARNING: Battery needs charging (voltage: 3.5V capacity: 8%)
> And then user can on its own decide if he/she will charge the
> battery or not.
Yes, sounds good, thanks!
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