[Novalug] Power Critically Low, Not.
greg at pryzby.org
Wed Nov 15 17:09:18 EST 2006
Move to openSUSE 10.1 as power management is MUCH better.
Look in your logs to see if there are any errors being reported about
APIC or ACPI and try to 'fix' them
On Wed, Nov 15, 2006 at 04:52:29PM -0500, Maxwell Spangler wrote:
> Dear Lazyweb,
> When I unplug the AC power on my HP laptop (Running Fedora 5), I get a message
> saying something like "Warning, power is critically low, you have 4 minutes
> remaining, battery power 98%".
> Clicking on it again says 3 hours, 13 minutes, 98%.
> Anyone have any idea on what I can do to investigate what is going on more..?
> I'm wondering if there is some sort of ACPI tracking that "thinks" my 98% will
> only last 4 minutes..
> Just not sure where to start and when I start investigating things like this,
> I end up being able to tell you all the complete history of batteries not just
> the resolution to my problem..
greg pryzby greg at pryzby dot org
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