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Month: June 2012

Re: [trinity-users] kpowersave and acpi disagree about remaining charge

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2012 15:21:22 -0500
> Hi!
> I just came across a strange problem on my T60:
> kpowersave says, 2:45 remaining charge
> acpi -b says, 2:12 remaining charge
> the acpi reading is correkt, kpowersave is wrong. What is more anoying,
> kpowersave "hangs" at 50%, while in reality the charge goes down to 0%.
> Anyone seen this before?
> Nik

Sounds like a HAL bug.  HAL is deprecated and no longer maintained, so the
TDE project has been creating new libraries and tools, based on udev and
procfs, to replace it.  These tools are available for alpha testing from
the TDE GIT server.