[ltp] battery fails to charge - fc6 - t41

Henrique de Moraes Holschuh linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Mon, 26 Mar 2007 17:51:34 -0300

On Mon, 26 Mar 2007, Dan Sawyer wrote:
> The system is a T41 with FC6. The battery fails to fully charge.
> /proc/acpi/battery/BAT0/state shows 78% and charged.
> If the system is rebooted the the battery will start to charge again.
> Any ideas?

Yes.  Patch kernel with tp_smapi and command the firmware to charge the
battery to whichever levels you need it charged to.

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh