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Re: what to do when gnome power manager shows wrong battery capacity?



Upps :) my bad... I mixed my units. I saw mAh but I read it mWh :(

On 10/18/07, Christoph Höger <choeger cs tu-berlin de> wrote:
> Well, if my physics teacher was right then no application shows wrong
> values. 6000mAh and 148000mV compute to 88.8Wh.
> So either the battery gives wrong values via acpi or the kernel reads
> them wrong (which is very unlikely because 6000mAh seem to be a too
> normal value for a read error)
>
> Am Donnerstag, den 18.10.2007, 16:17 +0200 schrieb Valent Turkovic:
> > Here is the info from 2 year oly HP Compaq nx9030:
> >
> > # cat /proc/acpi/battery/BAT0/info
> > present:                 yes
> > design capacity:         6000 mAh
> > last full capacity:      2784 mAh
> > battery technology:      rechargeable
> > design voltage:          14800 mV
> > design capacity warning: 250 mAh
> > design capacity low:     150 mAh
> > capacity granularity 1:  10 mAh
> > capacity granularity 2:  25 mAh
> > model number:            JM-6
> > serial number:           4063
> > battery type:            LION
> > OEM info:                Hewlett-Packard
> >
> >
> > and GPM says this:
> >
> > Vendor: Hewlett-Packard
> > Serial Number: 4063
> > Model: JM-6
> > Current charge: 34.6 Wh
> > Design charge: 88 Wh
> >
> > Who is showing wrong info?
> >
> > On 10/18/07, seth vidal <skvidal fedoraproject org> wrote:
> > >
> > > On Thu, 2007-10-18 at 15:35 +0200, Valent Turkovic wrote:
> > > > Sorry for long subject, but what to do when gnome power manager shows
> > > > wrong battery capacity?
> > > >
> > > > I have two laptops for who I see that battery capacity is stated as
> > > > 88.8Wh but it is not! So when gnome starts I get an error message
> > > > saying I have a faulty battery. What do I need to do? Submit a bug? To
> > > > what component? Send an email? To whom?
> > > >
> > > > Thank you,
> > > > Valent.
> > > >
> > >
> > > how old are the batteries?
> > >
> > > If they're more than say, a year old, it's probably true. battery charge
> > > life declines. Get the info on your battery by clicking on the
> > > gnome-power-manager icon and you can find out the info on your battery.
> > >
> > > -sv
> > >
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