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

Sebastian Krzyszkowiak seba.dos1 at
Tue Aug 4 13:35:41 CEST 2009

On 8/4/09, Al Johnson <openmoko at> wrote:
> 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?

I think he's talking about E battery metter, which proves that he's wrong ;)

Sebastian Krzyszkowiak

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