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Re: PowerTOP tool released; time to fix the wasted laptop power on fedora?



Richard Hughes wrote:
On Sun, 2007-05-13 at 23:38 +0200, Martin Sourada wrote:
As kernel says:
# cat /proc/acpi/battery/BAT1/state
present:                 yes
capacity state:          ok
charging state:          discharging
present rate:            1212 mA
remaining capacity:      262 mAh
present voltage:         13759 mV

From real life experience, trusting these numbers is dangerous.

Maybe, but 16W to 1.2W is way too big difference to ignore it.


Do;

lshal | grep battery.reporting.rate

Then it's normalised and made a little more sane.

Richard.



# lshal | grep battery.reporting.rate
  battery.reporting.rate = 1018  (0x3fa)  (int)

Martin


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