Subject: Re: reboot due to critical battery level
To: Dieter Baron <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Juan RP <email@example.com>
Date: 12/20/2007 15:16:44
On Thu, 20 Dec 2007 15:11:32 +0100
Dieter Baron <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> yesterday my notebook shut down twice ``because the battary is
> critically low''. Never mind that A/C was connected and the battery
> fully loaded.
> So my question: Can I disable that shut down? If not, where in the
> sources is it, so I can comment it out.
> Once I can rely on my computer continuing to run, I'll try to debug
> why it thinks the battery is empty.
> Any idea why it ignores the connected A/C?
> For the record, this is NetBSD/i38 with a few day's old -current
> (post jmcneill-pm merge) on and IBM Thinkpad T42p, ACPI and acpi_bat
> are enabled.
Try updating your sources, this false positive was related to
some problems in the acpiec code.
The code is in sysmon_envsys_events.c, but if acpiec works you shouldn't
need to comment out that code. It's there for a good reason, to avoid
fscks if the laptop runs out of battery.
Juan Romero Pardines - The NetBSD Project
http://plog.xtrarom.org - NetBSD/pkgsrc news in Spanish