Subject: Re: Bogus ACPI battery information in recent current
To: Sverre Froyen <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/15/2007 13:26:15
On Sat, 15 Dec 2007 10:59:30 -0700
Sverre Froyen <> wrote:

> Hi,
> After a cvs update this morning, envstat reports sensible values for
> the battery and the delays are gone (fixed perhaps by acpi_ec.c
> revision 1.46).

I think I'm still seeing some delays, though I haven't monitored that
closely.  I did run 'envstat -i 5' for about 45 minutes, with no
failures of battery charge level or state.
> There is a (minor) remaining issue in that the AC adaptor is reported
> as ON (present) even when I disconnect it.
Hmm -- does estd notice that it's disconnected?

		--Steve Bellovin,