#11793 NORM 12.1.0: Battery light flashes red on 100% charge

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#11793: Battery light flashes red on 100% charge
           Reporter:  tonyforster          |       Owner:  pgf          
               Type:  defect               |      Status:  reopened     
           Priority:  normal               |   Milestone:  12.1.0       
          Component:  embedded controller  |     Version:  not specified
         Resolution:                       |    Keywords:               
        Next_action:  never set            |    Verified:  0            
Deployment_affected:                       |   Blockedby:               
           Blocking:                       |  

Comment(by rsmith):

 Replying to [comment:20 peasthope]:
 > Replying to [comment:12 rsmith]:
 > > Repeat this entire scenario until you capture the conditions where you
 see the very quick yellow to green change.
 > By "very quick" do you you mean only a second or two from reconnecting
 power until the light switches to green?  In my system, the transition to
 green is always after several minutes; I'd guess about 10 minutes but can
 time it,

 Hi... Sorry I've not been very responsive.  I've been away on vacation.
 Things a bit chaotic for me at the moment but I'll try to analyze the logs
 you put up soon.

 The 10 minute one is the one I'm interested in.  That scenario is possible
 if for some reason the battery is very close to full and its just getting
 topped off but should not happen after an overnight discharge like you are
 talking about.

 Did you solve the olpc-pwr-log on start up problems?  You should be able
 to start it from your .bashrc with olpc-pwr-log > /dev/null &

Ticket URL: <http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/11793#comment:21>
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