ACPI cmbat regression

Kevin Oberman oberman at es.net
Mon Jul 19 13:25:01 PDT 2004


Since the recent addition of support for battery removal to ACPI, my T30
(running current BIOS) now simply turns off (ouch) when the secondary
battery is removed. There are not messages or delays. The instant I
eject the battery, the system is powered off (with the attendant
problems of sudden power failure on a file system running with soft
updates).

I don't know if this happens with any other laptop, but it's pretty
disastrous on mine.

acpidump, config, and whatever can be made available on request.
-- 
R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer
Energy Sciences Network (ESnet)
Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab)
E-mail: oberman at es.net			Phone: +1 510 486-8634


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