Subject: Re: Bogus ACPI battery information in recent current
To: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/14/2007 14:43:56
On Fri, 14 Dec 2007 15:24:52 +0100
Joerg Sonnenberger <> wrote:

> On Thu, Dec 13, 2007 at 02:27:50PM -0700, Sverre Froyen wrote:
> > Notice the "last full cap" and the "design cap" values.  There is
> > also a very noticable delay before the output appears.  With my
> > latest good kernel (4.99.40 from 6 Dec),  I get
> How long is the delay approximately? I wonder whether this and the
> other reports are related to the retry attempt after long timeouts.
I've seen delays ranging from a few seconds to 6-12 second, as measured
by 'time envstat -d acpibat0 -s charge'.

		--Steve Bellovin,