Is there a place where one can follow the recent improvement of the Librem 5’s battery life. I’m interested to know the development made so far on that front.
Subscribe to Purism’s feed? (email or RSS)
“Recent” relevant blog posts: https://puri.sm/posts/librem-5-4500mah-battery-upgrade/ and https://puri.sm/posts/charging-the-librem-5/
There are links in that FAQ answer to bug reports that you can check. It is mostly a question of the i.MX 8M driver, and you can follow that by watching: https://source.puri.sm/Librem5/linux-next/activity
Kernel 5.13.14 on Byzantium has more battery life to L5, I just waiting the next kernel version 5.14 to get more bug fixes, camera sensor improvements and more … of course thank Purism!
How are yii getting this new kernel. I’ve just done an apt-get update + apt-get full-uograde and it sees no new kernel. It’s running 5.13.0-1-librem5 at present.
@carlosgonz did say Byzantium. Are you on the Amber release or the Byzantium release?
lsb_release -a | grep Codename:
kernel version gotten by uname -r
He also said
just waiting the next kernel version 5.14
The latest available kernel is
5.13.16pureos1 in landing,
5.13.14pureos1 in byzantium and
5.13.12pureos1~amber1 in amber-phone (and
5.13.16pureos1~amber1 should arrive soon in amber-phone-staging).
Installed version can be checked with
dpkg -l linux-image-5.13.0-1-librem5.
uname only tells the MAJOR.MINOR version (in this case 5.13), nothing more.
There is no 5.14 based tree available yet (and IIRC won’t be, we’ll likely skip straight to 5.15).