Battery Life Estimation: First try
Richard A. Smith
richard at laptop.org
Fri May 2 22:07:25 EDT 2008
Martin Dengler wrote:
> 1. Obviously I wouldn't want to submit my hack as a patch, but what
> should be done? Should we add this logic to the Hal so I can retrieve
> it via dbus?
Dunno. dbus should perhaps be able to feed up the ACR value when
requested but I don't think its the place for the math. How does gnome
power manager do it?.
> 2. when I unplugged the AC and my XO/battery went from charging to
> discharging, I got a divide-by-zero error:
Integer math issue. I was watching for the avg draw to be zero but not
the instantaneous draw. I added a check for DRAW_INST to be zero as
well. I don't have any XO's with me though so I can't test.
Richard Smith <richard at laptop.org>
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