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netbook problem when unpluged

asked 2011-11-09 04:10:57 -0500

jigero gravatar image

Hi, i installed fc16 to my toshiba nb200 netbook and i have a strange problem.If i startup on batery it works grate. If i startup on external power with batery same thing, but if my netbook is running and unplug it from the power it says batery critical low and turns of or suspend. Is there any solution? TRhanks in advance

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answered 2011-11-09 07:05:02 -0500

FranciscoD_ gravatar image

I've experienced this at times too. It appears to be a bug in gnome-power-manager or something at a lower level, but I can't confirm where. A workaround I came across is to reattach the external power supply and re-remove it. This gives the correct battery status. I'll see if I can find a bug report on this. If not, we should try and collect some info to submit one.

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answered 2011-11-09 12:32:20 -0500

jigero gravatar image

I used my netbook without external plug until 80% of batery and at the moment it works fine. Maybe it a batery callibration problem

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