Re: Short battery life on Powerbook Prismo
>>>>> "Brian" == Brian D Hicks <email@example.com> writes:
> On Mon, Oct 14, 2002 at 10:09:44AM +0900, firstname.lastname@example.org
>> So the yesterday, I decided to bring it to work.
>> Unfortunately, the battery died, or at least went low enough
>> for pmud to put the computer to sleep, in around 45 minutes,
>> maybe even less.
>> I just wondering if this is a problem with the battery or is
>> this a problem with Linux having less power control than MacOS.
>> I haven't tested it with MacOS yet...
> I generally get about 3 hours out of each battery for my Pismo
> (more if I turn off firewire, remove cd-rom, dim backlight,
> etc), so it's not a Linux issue. If you haven't been keeping
> the battery charged for long periods of time, that might have
> lowered it's energy storage capabilities, though.
> Unfortunately, finding new batteries for a Pismo is tough (Apple
> hasn't sold them for months). -- Brian Hicks
Damn. I'll go searching though, since in Japan, they seem to keep old
Any possibility of reconditioning the battery?