Linux Driver for BQ24735



The Linux driver supports the BQ24735 1-4 cell Li+ battery charge controller. The Linux driver supports communication through the I2C bus and interfaces with the power supply sub-system.


Linux mainline status

Available in Linux Main line: Yes
Available through N/A 

Linux source files

The files associated with this device are:

  1. drivers/power/supply/bq24735-charger.c
  2. Documentation/devicetree/bindings/power_supply/ti,bq24735.txt
  3. include/linux/power/bq24735-charger.h

Source files


Linux device tree documenation


Other files



Enabling driver support

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

Menuconfig location

Symbol: CHARGER_BQ24735 [=y]Type  : tristatePrompt: TI BQ24735 battery charger support  Location:    -> Device Drivers      -> Power supply class support (POWER_SUPPLY [=y])  Defined at drivers/power/supply/Kconfig:432  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 this driver 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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