[PATCH] automatically fix primary (ACPI) batteries which charge with > 50 W

Rui Tiago Cação Matos rmatos at av.it.pt
Wed Mar 12 06:07:17 PDT 2008

On 12/03/2008, Danny Kukawka <danny.kukawka at web.de> wrote:
> Hi,
>  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.

Are you missing a 0 there? My 6 cell battery has a 56 Wh design charge
and there are 9 cell batteries available...

Besides I don't think hal should try to "correct the world". If the
battery is broken then a higher level app (i.e. gnome-power-manager)
could apply a set of heuristics to tell the user about it.


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