USB-C Power Delivery does not work
#1
I have PinePhone PostmarketOS edition (3GB). But i have a problem with PD charging. I bought a PD charger that support the '5V/3A' PD mode and a 'USB-C -> USB-C' cabel that supports PD and says 'max. 3A'. But I can't make Power Delivery work. I also tried other PD chargers and other USB-C cables. I tried on recent images of Mobian and Ubuntu Touch.

My PD charger will become green if PD negotiation is successful.

Does PinePhone software have some driver that performs PD negotiation with the Type-C charger? Should I use USB-A chargers for now?
#2
I have the same problem with a PD charger and USB-C -> USB-C cable. I tried the tweak mentioned here and now charging works - not at 5 V×3 A = 15 W Power Delivery specs, but at 5 V×1.5 A = 7.5 W (USB Battery Charging 1.1 spec?).

I thought the problem could be the USB-C hardware bug on the 1.2 rev boards (UBports) preventing charging negotiation, but that should be fixed on the PostmarketOS phones if I remember correctly (maybe I don't)?

Anyway, 1.5 A is better than the 0.5 A I got with my old USB charger, and much better than no charging at all! Smile
#3
Details from Megi below - I'm not sure how much of that has made it into which distros so far. For the moment it looks like the 5V/2.1A battery Charging 1.2 spec chargers are a better bet than PD chargers, especially the 3A ones.

https://xnux.eu/devices/feature/anx7688.html


Possibly Related Threads…
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  GPS/location services don't work with Maps after Bookworm upgrade Anna 5 246 2 hours ago
Last Post: Anna
  Notification light when entering low power Barugon 3 152 10-14-2021, 09:35 PM
Last Post: Barugon
  Chatty, SMS does not work - could hardware be at fault? AntonReiser 28 1,008 10-08-2021, 12:34 PM
Last Post: AntonReiser
  Recipe for getting OpenVPN to work? county93 1 162 10-04-2021, 12:10 PM
Last Post: county93
  Anyone find a work around for the brightness issues from kernels 5.13/14? ragreenburg 2 290 09-01-2021, 08:49 AM
Last Post: ragreenburg
  How does calls work in debian? temp0rary 4 1,012 05-31-2021, 10:44 AM
Last Post: temp0rary
  alarms do not seem to work motox6 2 750 05-06-2021, 11:08 AM
Last Post: motox6
  Making nextcloud sync work on the phone 3x5co 4 2,231 03-27-2021, 03:49 PM
Last Post: MarkF
  Alarm clock doesn’t work Captain1ndustry 10 5,530 01-15-2021, 12:29 PM
Last Post: moodroid
  Manjaro convergence edition (3GB) charging/power issue Saliency 1 1,008 11-24-2020, 11:04 AM
Last Post: Saliency

Forum Jump:


Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)