Re: Issue with notebook (maybe the battery?)
On Wed 24 May 2017 at 21:50:20 (-0300), Daniel Bareiro wrote:
> When you talk about "the numbers", do you mean to see by the console the
> values that are obtained for both batteries (voltage, for example) to
> make a comparison?
Yes, the bash function I use is:
[ ! -r $BATTERYFILE ] && printf '%s\n' "$BATTERYFILE not found!" && return 1;
local CHARGE=$(( 100 * $(< $FILEBATNOW) / $(< $FILEBATPREV) ));
[ $CHARGE -lt 100 ] && printf '%s\n' "Charge: $CHARGE%"
AIUI uevent gives you the lot, which varies by model etc.
so just cat /sys/class/power_supply/BAT0/uevent
should do it, with and without the power supply connected.
(I run a slightly more sophisticated version that also
reads the CPU temperature, has error trapping, and changes
the root window colour according to battery state and,
if frying, temperature.)