[PATCH 0/3] olpc-battery: add properties needed by UPower

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at infradead.org
Tue Dec 21 22:28:50 EST 2010

On Tue, 2010-12-21 at 16:43 -0800, Andres Salomon wrote:
> Given that OLPC machines out there currently have broken battery
> information with UPower and friends, I think that the patches should be
> applied.
> Doing stuff in the EC or device-tree may be done in the future, but
> even after it's written & debugged, it will still take some time for
> people to upgrade their firmware. 

Agreed. In the general case in future though, it would be really useful
if we could avoid having magic numbers like this in the kernel; we want
them to come from as close to the hardware as possible.

Given that we *have* a sane firmware on OLPC, we should be using it.


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