Dell Lattitude CPx Battery Shutdown
rjohnson at medata.com
Fri Feb 13 15:59:11 UTC 2004
Alexandre Oliva wrote:
> On Feb 13, 2004, Rick Johnson <rjohnson at medata.com> wrote:
>>I've tried both an upgrade and a fresh install. It appears that when I
>>boot up with the battery in, the system will shut down shortly after
>>detecting file systems (modprobe time?).
> I got the same problem on my Inspiron 8000. Booting without rhgb
> would enable me to see the amusing message (quoted from memory) `limit
> temperature -296 degrees Celsius reached, shutting down'.
> After reading this, I tested acpi=on without battery and it wouldn't
> do it any more.
> Upgrading to 2.6.2-1.74 fixed it as well. I'm tentatively closing bug
> 115518. Please reopen if you find that it doesn't fix the problem for
I did note (very late last night) that the newer kernel allowed me to
stay up as well.
I want to say the battery applet doesn't work well with ACPI, but I
could be mistaken. That's more of an applet, not a kernel issue. If I
can reproduce, I'll file it.
Rick Johnson, RHCE #807302311706007 - rjohnson at medata.com
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