[ltp] Laptop fails to switch batteries

Joachim Breitner mail at joachim-breitner.de
Tue Jul 4 21:20:51 CEST 2017

Dear Henrique,

Am Dienstag, den 04.07.2017, 10:22 -0300 schrieb Henrique de Moraes
> On Tue, 04 Jul 2017, Joachim Breitner wrote:
> > I have a T460s with two internal batteries, running Debian unstable
> > (4.9.0-3-amd64). No special power management tools installed.
> > 
> > Initially, it was fine: The laptop would use battery 1 until almost
> > empty, and then start using battery 0. But since a few weeks, it often
> > happens that as battery 0 gets depleted, the laptop simply and without
> > warning shuts down.
> > 
> > Is that a known problem, and does it have a known fix?
> Never heard of it, but... does it work with just battery 1?  i.e. have
> you tested that battery 1 is working by itself?

well, I did not take battery 0 out, but I observe that battery 0 is not
being used while battery 1 is deplete.

> Are you using the tp_smapi ? if so, what does it say about the
> batteries?

No. As far as I can tell, I have not loaded any thinkpad-specific
modules besides thinkpad_acpi.


Joachim Breitner
  mail at joachim-breitner.de
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