Linux Driver for BQ24190



The Linux driver supports the BQ24190 I2C controlled 4.5-A single cell charger. The Linux driver supports communication through the I2C bus and interfaces with the power supply sub-system.


Linux mainline status

Available in Linux mainline: Yes
Available through N/A 

Linux source files

The files associated with this device are:

  1. drivers/power/supply/bq24190_charger.c
  2. include/linux/power/bq24190_charger.h

Source files


Other files



Enabling driver support

Configure kernel with "make menuconfig" (alternatively use "make xconfig" or "make nconfig")

Menuconfig location

Symbol: CHARGER_BQ24190 [=y]Type  : tristatePrompt: TI BQ24190 battery charger driver  Location:    -> Device Drivers      -> Power supply class support (POWER_SUPPLY [=y])  Defined at drivers/power/supply/Kconfig:416  Depends on: POWER_SUPPLY [=y] && I2C [=y] && (GPIOLIB [=y] || COMPILE_TEST [=y])

Fixes and code enhancements

If there are fixes and or code enhancements that need to be added to thisdriver please either1. Send the patches to the relevant Linux Kernel community as listed in the maintainers file located: Hereor2.  Contact your TI representative.


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