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Re: The life of the batteries in the IBook running linux

On Dec 15 2002, Jan-Hendrik Palic wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 12, 2002 at 10:40:58PM +0100, Michel Lanners wrote:
> >The point is AFAICT that the battery will self-dicharge at a more or
> >less slow rate, and this charge loss will be compensated by regularly
> >recharging the battery a bit.
> but this will kill your battary more or less in the future.

	I still think that this may be something to worry about,

> This is, what I saw with my first IBook2 battery. One year and the
> battery did not have 33% of the power it had at the beginning.

	I have not had this severe limitation, but I think that I see
	less life of my iBook's battery.

> My solutiuon is to get off the battery from my IBook, when I got the
> power from the powersupply ....

	I tested this some time ago and I was happy that this worked.
	OTOH, I fear that it may damage my iBook if I have a power

	[]s, Roger...

  Rogério Brito - rbrito@ime.usp.br - http://www.ime.usp.br/~rbrito

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