[ltp] problems with slice battery & Ubuntu
Thu, 13 Dec 2012 11:36:32 +0100
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On Thu, Dec 13, 2012 at 01:03:45AM +0000, Paul Sladen wrote:
> What do the LEDs on the slice battery show?
Mine for instance doesn't have such a thing.
> The slice battery on my X220T broke after about 3 months, not because
> of the cells, but because of the controller refusing to charge it.
> Lenovo eventually sent me another one.
As another data point: My T420 slice battery broke after six months of
use. (Granted, it was manufactured in October 2011 and I bought it end
Failure state was "Error detected" on Windows and all counters zero
on Linux. Lenovo replaced it without trouble.
However what was puzzling: The error happened so quickly that the
laptop turned off despite having a charged primary battery in it.
So you don't really have a UPS if one of the batteries break (i.e. no
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