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Re: iBook and batteries

Hi Matthias,

Matthias Kirschner <mk@fsfe.org> wrote:
> * Jörg Sommer <joerg@alea.gnuu.de> [2006-08-29 18:05:33 +0200]:
>> > I have also tried it several times -- but also without success.
>> What have you done? I kill pbbuttonsd to prevent it shut down the machine
>> and than monitor the voltage value—you can do this with watch cat … If it
>> is close to 9.0V (Attention: This is the value where *my* battery gives
>> up. Your might give up earlier! Then you loos unsaved data.) I plug in
>> the power connector.
> I added "onBattery_SuspendTime = 0" in /etc/pbbuttonsd.conf and than
> worked until I got the warning, that only 2 minutes are left -- than I
> plugged in the power connector and charged it.

2 minutes is to early. I saw the last minute (from 60 seconds to 0) took
20 minutes and after this I have nearly 30 minutes until my iBook dies.
To really discharge the battery you must kill pbbuttons.

Bye, Jörg.
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