[coreboot] Free BIOS for personal computers and laptops - you will explode!

bari 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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