Re: Low battery -> power down + clock set back to 1904-01-01
Benjamin Herrenschmidt <email@example.com> wrote:
> Or maybe you just wasn't fast enough flipping the battery... I suspect
> we don't power things down as efficiently than MacOS when going to sleep
> (we just don't have the HW infos for some stuffs like the thermostat/fan
> controllers and maybe a few others), thus we eat a bit more power when
> in sleep mode. Also the amount of RAM is significant. That can affect
> how long the machine survives without battery...
Vincent, are you running a 2.4 or 2.6 kernel ?
I noticed the same kind of problem with 2.4 kernels after 2.4.20. It's
impossible to swap the battery with these kernels, the machine always
However, I can swap the battery with my current 2.6.2rc2 just
fine. Maybe there's something different in sleep code between 2.4 and
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