power consumption after shutdown
fgrose at gmail.com
Mon Feb 16 14:22:57 EST 2009
In a discussion thread like this, it would good to have a source code link
for all to reference, now and in the future.
Thanks for all the contributions!
On Mon, Feb 16, 2009 at 3:36 AM, James Cameron <quozl at laptop.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 16, 2009 at 12:19:41AM -0500, Richard A. Smith wrote:
> > quozl at laptop.org wrote:
> >> (If one discharges an XO battery outside the XO using a home lighting
> >> circuit, the displayed state of charge will be inconsistent. Persisting
> >> in this practice results in increasing inconsistency. Ceasing the
> >> practice results in decreasing inconsistency over several XO moderated
> >> charge and discharge cycles. The inconsistency results in forced
> >> power-down before the state of charge would suggest, manifesting as "my
> >> XO stops too soon".)
> > How far off is it? The EC actually tries to detect this. The ACR
> > register will decrease when you use the battery outside the laptop.
> Last I checked, some months ago, it was no more than about 30% error. I
> didn't proceed with the test beyond about that point.
> Good to know it tries to do something about it.
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