Blinking red battery light on XO-1
quozl at laptop.org
Fri Aug 3 23:53:59 EDT 2012
On Fri, Aug 03, 2012 at 08:38:05PM -0700, Hal Murray wrote:
> quozl at laptop.org said:
> > To avoid it powering off, type lid-off and press enter. Yes, you only have
> > eight seconds to do this.
> The printout said that, but I didn't even get started typing before
> it timed out.
Yes, but I wanted you to be ready to have to do it.
> I'm not sure where 8 seconds came from. If that happened often
> enough I'd probably be able to do it fast enough. But that was the
> first time I had seen it. I wasn't quick enough to read and
> understand and type. Remember, I was trying to not destroy the
> evidence so I was going slowly.
Sure, not a criticism, just making sure you have the tools you need.
The eight seconds comes from here:
There's a two second delay before the message appears.
The timer starts as soon as ok is printed.
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