Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: My first post... and question.
Re: My first post... and question.
From: Mike Holden <rockbox_at_mikeholden.org>
Date: Tue, 6 May 2008 17:16:26 +0100 (BST)
Mark Allums wrote:
> Actually if it's a LiIon battery, it probably *does* have a chip. (I
> would be happy to be wrong about this.) Whether the iPod uses it, I
> couldn't guess. If Rockbox relies on a hard-coded value for the
> capacity, charging could get ugly if the battery is replaced with one
> that has less capacity. Or as Dell laptop owners like to say, "Boom!"
> Makes me glad the Sansa e200 code uses the original firmware for charging.
> Mark Allums
Rockbox doesn't use the capacity setting for charging. In fact on most
players, charging is handled by hardware, and Rockbox simply detects that
charging is taking place, but has no control over it.
-- Mike Holden http://www.by-ang.com - the place to shop for all manner of hand crafted items, including Jewellery, Greetings Cards and GiftsReceived on 2008-05-06