Subject: Re: Bogus ACPI battery information in recent current
To: None <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/14/2007 17:09:32
On Fri, Dec 14, 2007 at 09:03:37AM -0700, Sverre Froyen wrote:
> On Friday 14 December 2007, 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.
> >
> > Can you try the attached patch as well?
> BTW, I just looked through the patch.  I do not see any sign of the error 
> message "command takes over 25 sec..." in either the output from dmesg or 
> in /var/log/messages.

You will not see the message on the first retry attempts. The problem is
I am not exactly sure just sending the EC a new command actually works.
The specs don't talk about that at all.