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

Richard A. Smith richard at laptop.org
Thu Dec 23 11:44:44 EST 2010

On 12/21/2010 10:28 PM, David Woodhouse wrote:

> 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.


Sascha: Please file a trac ticket on the EC component with the all the 
information you need the EC to provide and I'll get the support for that 
in the works.

Richard A. Smith  <richard at laptop.org>
One Laptop per Child

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