g-p-m ignores the last full capacity when calculating battery life remaining:
$ cat /proc/acpi/battery/BAT*/info
design capacity: 2800 mAh
last full capacity: 1316 mAh
It seems design capacity is used instead of last full capacity.
What's "upower --dump" say?
$ upower --dump
power supply: yes
updated: Thu Aug 25 19:15:49 2011 (348 seconds ago)
has history: no
has statistics: no
serial: 59264 2009/09/10
power supply: yes
updated: Thu Aug 25 19:21:22 2011 (15 seconds ago)
has history: yes
has statistics: yes
energy: 17.4196 Wh
energy-empty: 0 Wh
energy-full: 18.5296 Wh
energy-full-design: 41.44 Wh
energy-rate: 3.7592 W
voltage: 16.631 V
time to full: 17.7 minutes
1314292791 94.010 charging
1314292791 3.759 charging
This problem has caused me to lose my work several times. I still experience it regularly.
Does this still happen in F16? Thanks.
The problem still exists in F16.
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