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    SubjectRe: Smart Battery System Design (was: Re: Question about userspace-consumer)
    On Sat 2009-08-15 17:43:24, Mark Brown wrote:
    > On Fri, Aug 14, 2009 at 06:32:01PM +0200, Pavel Machek wrote:
    > > Please don't put basic fastcharge logic to userspace:
    > > * you still want to fastcharge at init=/bin/bash boot
    > > * you want to fastcharge while machine is in s2ram. See spitz. Doing
    > > that with userspace would be quite tricky.
    > Depending on the technologies involved and how well integrated the power
    > path management is with the battery charger fast charge during suspend
    > may not actually be desirable. Some systems need or desire active
    > thermal management of the system from the CPU during fast charge.

    Do you have example of some system?

    Ok, well... anyway many machines _want_ fastcharge while suspended,
    and putting charging into userland would break them (or make that
    fairly difficult).

    (cesky, pictures)

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