Subject: kern/18869: acpibat does not reset capacity on battery change
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List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 10/31/2002 11:43:47
>Number:         18869
>Category:       kern
>Synopsis:       acpibat does not reset capacity on battery change
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    kern-bug-people
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Wed Oct 30 18:44:01 PST 2002
>Originator:     Curt Sampson
>Release:        NetBSD 1.6I
System: NetBSD 1.6I NetBSD 1.6I (ANGELIC2-$Revision: 1.3 $) #0: Thu Oct 17 13:49:38 JST 2002 i386
Architecture: i386
Machine: i386
    When changing the battery pack to a model of different capacity while
    the system is running, the capacity of the new battery pack is not read.
    Remove a 1900 mAh battery pack from your laptop and replace it with a
    5700 mAh battery pack. Note the syslog messages:

    netbsd: acpibat0: charging: 11.320V cap 19.267Wh (93%) rate 6.696W
    netbsd: acpibat0: idle: 0.000V cap 0.000Wh (0%) rate 0.000W
    netbsd: acpibat0: charging: 11.280V cap 29.667Wh (144%) rate 5.086W