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Wed Nov 12 19:08:24 CET 2008
2008/11/12 Alastair Johnson <alastair at truebox.co.uk>
> Joachim Ott wrote:
> > 2008/11/12 Alastair Johnson <alastair at truebox.co.uk
> > <mailto:alastair at truebox.co.uk>>
> > It should be possible to charge the 'dead' battery. Boot with the
> > working one, attach the mains charger or USB so you have external
> > to keep it going, then pull the working battery and insert the 'dead'
> > one. It should be detected and start charging, and you should be able
> > monitor its progress using the usual /sys entries:
> > I tried this once more. I wouldn't charge. I started this around 12:45,
> > went off to another room around 13:10, when I came back at 13:30 the FR
> > was dead, no flashing LED this time, and no messages on the screen.
> And what do the /sys entries I linked to the details of say? They'll
> show what the power management unit and battery coulomb counter are
> reporting about the charging process, such as current going into the
> battery, or whether the coulomb counter is no longer talking.
This is the good battery (uvent):
The bad bat:
And now it looks like it's charging again (/proc/apm):
1.13 1.2 0x02 0x01 0x03 0x03 13% 288 min
This is different from this afternoon. Did it just need a rest?
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