[ltp] battery charge threshold starts at 10% but stops charging when I boot Windows

Csillag Tamás linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Thu, 16 Dec 2010 16:42:38 +0100 (CET)

As far as I know there is some Thinkvantage tool to mess with the battery.

----- Original Message -----
> Feladó: "Pedro Ribeiro" <pedrib@gmail.com>
> Címzett: linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
> Elküldve: 2010 December 16 , Csütörtök 4:25:40 DU
> Tárgy: [ltp] battery charge threshold starts at 10% but stops chargi=
ng when I boot Windows
> Hi all,
> I have configured both tp_smapi and ThinkVantage PowerCenter in
> Windows to set the charging threshold when the battery hits 10%.
> In Linux everything works wonders. The battery hits 10%, it starts
> charging when I plug in, and even if I shutdown or restart the
> computer it won't stop charging until I remove the plug again.
> Windows, of course, is retarded. If I start charging with the computer
> off and then boot into Windows, it stops charging completely. How can
> I change this?
> Regards,
> Pedro
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