[maemo-users] Fwd: N900 is hot when charged & sucks battery life after updatingto PR1.2

From: Paul Hartman paul.hartman+maemo at gmail.com
Date: Tue Jun 8 23:43:07 EEST 2010
On Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 11:42 AM, Aldon Hynes
<Aldon.Hynes at orient-lodge.com> wrote:
> How hot is it?
> I've started running Kernel Power which I really like.
> http://wiki.maemo.org/Kernel_Power
> Mostly because it gives me the ability to use IPv6.  However, one of the
> other features it provides is information about the battery.
> Specifically, if you run
> modprobe bq27x00_battery
> it will give you access to data about the battery, including capacity,
> voltage_now, current_now and temp
> It seems like this might be useful in understanding what is going on with
> the battery, if it has been damaged, etc.
> For example, right now, my battery is reporting:
> Yesterday, when I had drained it, the POWER_SUPPLY_TEMP climbed to 40.
> I'm curious about what other people are seeing for these numbers, as well as
> what the acceptable ranges should be.
> Anyone else running Kernel_Power and care to report on the status of their
> batteries?

# cat /sys/class/power_supply/bq27200-0/capacity
# cat /sys/class/power_supply/bq27200-0/voltage_now
# cat /sys/class/power_supply/bq27200-0/current_now
# cat /sys/class/power_supply/bq27200-0/temp
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