[coreboot] Free BIOS for personal computers and laptops - you will explode!
bari at onelabs.com
Tue Feb 12 17:44:32 CET 2008
ron minnich wrote:
> On Feb 11, 2008 6:25 PM, Corey Osgood <corey.osgood at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> For example, a laptop battery could explode if incorrect
>>> power management algorithms were applied.
>> And with the support of the vendor(s) and some better documentation, we can
>> know how to avoid such issues.
Last time I checked all Lithium batteries had protection circuitry built
into the pack to prevent any runaway conditions in the laptop charging
circuits. The protection circuits override anything the laptop can throw
at it short of a lightning bolt or exploding hard drives.
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