Battery Status Errors

Ralf Corsepius rc040203 at
Fri Oct 7 13:56:59 UTC 2011

On 10/07/2011 04:54 AM, Keith Clark wrote:
> Hi everyone.  I'm new to Fedora and seem to be having an issue with my
> battery status on my laptop.  My laptop battery is still in fair shape
> and lasts about an hour and a half on other operating systems.
> I see by the battery icon when I'm plugged in that I'm 100% charged.
> When I unplug, my laptop immediately shows that I'm at a critical
> battery state and goes into hibernation.  I'm not sure why.
> Any ideas?

I am facing this kind of error for quite a while:
So far, no fix in sight.

In my case, the origin is likely a near-hardware bug (BIOS?), which 
shows with all newer distributions (I tried Ubuntu 11.04, 
openSuSE-11.3/4, Fedora-13/14/15), but it doesn't show with Windows XP.


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