[ltp] Battery tweaks for X1 Carbon - cannot install ts_mapi
Henrique de Moraes Holschuh
Sun, 23 Dec 2012 15:33:48 -0200
On Sun, 23 Dec 2012, Evgeni Golov wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 22, 2012 at 10:50:41PM -0200, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> > On Fri, 21 Dec 2012, Sandro wrote:
> > > I thought I'd install tp-smapi-dkms because my battery keeps charging
> > > those small percentages while I'd rather have it charge only when it
> > > has dropped below 40%.
> > >
> > > But those instructions found in
> > > <http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/Tp_smapi> do no good in Ubuntu 12.10.
> > > The modprobe_command gives an error about a missing file that is
> > > there?
> > >
> > > Does somebody know how to get those precise battery functions in
> > > modern thinkpads tike this Carbon X1?
> > Yes. Find a way to get me one, or track down the author of tp-smapi
> > and get him one. Failing that, track down "mg" from the thinkpad-forums
> > and get him one.
> > Maybe there are others who could do it, I am sure they'll say "me too"
> > to this thread if they're around :p
> I'll say there is noone who can do this. But for another reason: the X1
> has no SMAPI. Lenovo opted in for a ACPI only interface:
Who said you'd have to bother with SMAPI? It is clear one has to mess with
ACPI and WMI on the newer Thinkpads, and leave the SMAPI interface for the
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