Bug 15597 - battery monitor applet issues spurious alerts
battery monitor applet issues spurious alerts
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gnome-applets (Show other bugs)
7.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Mark McLoughlin
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Reported: 2000-08-06 23:56 EDT by John Cagle
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-12-14 19:53:35 EST
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Description John Cagle 2000-08-06 23:56:17 EDT
GNOME Battery Monitor Applet 1.2.1 issues spurious low battery alerts even when AC is ON.

Applet normally shows accurate battery level (e.g. 96%), but will occasionally dip down to 0% and issue an alert.

This happens on a Compaq Armada M700 laptop.
Comment 1 Dale Lovelace 2000-08-19 13:51:51 EDT
I can't reproduce this on a Micron Transport. Wanna send me an Armada ;-)
Comment 2 Jonathan Blandford 2001-07-09 19:46:59 EDT
While this is more likely a kernel problem, can you try with
gnome-applets-1.4.0.1 and see if it is still there with the new battery applet?
Comment 3 John Cagle 2001-07-09 20:30:47 EDT
I'll try this when I get a chance, but it's low priority...
Comment 4 Alan Cox 2002-12-14 19:53:35 EST
The values come from the BIOS

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