[PATCH] automatically fix primary (ACPI) batteries which charge with > 50 W
danny.kukawka at web.de
Thu Mar 13 10:43:15 PDT 2008
On Mittwoch, 12. März 2008, Danny Kukawka wrote:
> On Mittwoch, 12. März 2008, Martin Pitt wrote:
> > Hi Danny,
> > Danny Kukawka [2008-03-12 13:19 +0100]:
> > > this patch try to detect automatically broken batteries which tell that
> > > they charge a primary (Laptop) battery with more than 50 Wh (50.000
> > > mWh), which is IMO in 100% of the cases wrong for Laptop batteries.
> > > Maybe we can also assume a much lower level as criterion.
> > *Being confused* Batteries with a capacity of more than 50 Wh are
> > quite common (my Dell has a 9-cell battery with 68 Wh).
> As in the patch: battery.charge_level.rate
> > Or do you mean a charging/discharging rate of 50W? That would indeed
> > be abnormally high for laptops (I guess even the biggest 17" monster
> > not-quite-lap-tops will swallow at most 30W).
> Yes, the rate. Especially the charge rate is IMO never that high.
Any other comments on the patch with this clarification?
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