[Techtalk] Battery charge indication.

Anne Wainwright anotheranne at fables.co.za
Tue May 4 22:00:16 UTC 2010

Hi, Michelle,

Got that.

I had to do it twice more, but in the end I have a 100% charged battery.

Thanks for the guidance


On Sun, 2 May 2010 01:09:55 +0200
Michelle Konzack <linux4michelle at tamay-dogan.net> wrote:

> Hello Anne Wainwright,
> Am 2010-05-01 22:46:04, hacktest Du folgendes herunter:
> > Back into Gnome, the system does not work. The above procedure
> > sets a chip in the battery pack? ie a hardware thing and not a
> > software thing and so no special procedure with a newly set battery
> > when powering into linux as all is already correctly set for the
> > system to read? But all I ever see now is an icon of a battery with
> > a red outline, history of power level, recharge time, etc. are
> > all zero. 
> > 
> > What should I know that I don't?
> The Accu-Pack does not have a chip which do this but the Laptop.
> Ther is the UVP  (Under Voltage Protection)  active.  To  get  the
> full capacity of the Accu-Pack you have to MAXIMAL charge and
> discharge  the Accu-Pack several times (the Laptop must shutdown from
> self)
> Such electronic is the last crap, but it ensures the  Accu-Pack  is
> not patial charged and goes down before the regular end of livetime.
> Thanks, Greetings and nice Day/Evening
>     Michelle Konzack
>     Systemadministrator

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