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Re: Batmon & Current

"Benjamin Herrenschmidt" <benh@kernel.crashing.org> writes:

> >Ok. I ran Batmon for the first time, after I became aware of it's
> >existance. Generally, current sits on ~ -800 -> -1000. Does the negative
> >sign  signify anything? 
> Yes, negative means it's discharging the battery, positive means it's
> charging.
> Your current seem ok, you can see it get lower if you dim the backlight,
> if you ifconfig your ethernet down, remove your airport module, etc... :)

I've noticed that popping out the DVD/CDROM from the media makes a
pretty big difference even if there is no CD in the cassette. Any way
to get the same effect without having to physically remove the drive?


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