low power actions?

pgf at laptop.org pgf at laptop.org
Fri Jul 11 11:11:55 EDT 2008

smith wrote:
 > pgf at laptop.org wrote:
 > > a thread on irc from last evening prompts me to ask:  where can i
 > > find a description of how the laptop behaves (LED behavior, powerdown
 > > behavior, etc) as the battery gets low?
 > EC wise:  The EC turns on the red led when it thinks the battery is
 > empty. This is by an SOC % dropping < 15%.  If the battery voltage
 > depletes further to a level where cell damage will occur it turns the
 > system off.

my interest was piqued by someone on irc asking about automatic
clean shutdowns for low power.  i was wondering whether we do
that, and whether we do earlier user warnings ("your battery
should be charged now in order to keep it healthy"), or perhaps
forced suspends.

 paul fox, pgf at laptop.org

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