Linux driver for BQ25980



The Linux driver supports the BQ25980 I2C Controlled 2-cell, 8-A switched cap parallel battery 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 No

Linux source files

The files associated with this device are:

  1. drivers/power/supply/bq25980_charger.c
  2. drivers/power/supply/bq25980_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_BQ25980 [=y]
Type  : tristate
Prompt: TI BQ25980 battery charger driver
    -> Device Drivers
      -> Power supply class support (POWER_SUPPLY [=y])
  Defined at drivers/power/supply/Kconfig:639
  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 either

1. Send the patches to the relevant Linux Kernel community as listed in the maintainers file located: Here


2.  Contact your TI representative.
Battery charger ICs
BQ25960 I2C controlled 1-cell 8-A switched cap parallel battery charger with bypass and dual-input selector BQ25980 I2C controlled, 2-cell, 8-A switched cap parallel battery charger with integrated protection

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