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

Danny Kukawka danny.kukawka at web.de
Wed Mar 12 06:42:28 PDT 2008

On Mittwoch, 12. März 2008, Rui Tiago Cação Matos wrote:
> 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...

You get something wrong. I speak not about capacity of the battery. I speak 
about the rate (battery.charge_level.rate) and there are no batteries which 
charge with such a high rate.


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