Document with answers to most popular battery-related questions is ready

Al Johnson openmoko at
Tue Aug 4 03:10:10 CEST 2009

On Monday 03 August 2009, Timo Juhani Lindfors wrote:
> Timo Juhani Lindfors <timo.lindfors at> writes:
> > Could the capacity measurement get confused during long storage?
> Answering to myself here: When I charged the battery capacity
> increased steadily but when it reached 67% it suddenly jumped to 100%
> in one minute. I think this concludes that the capacity reported by
> Linux is not always correct.

Where exactly is this figure from? Are you looking at the battery monitor 
sysfs entry, or something that gets the incorrect figure from hal?

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