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SubjectRe: Dell Inspiron i8100 with 2 batteries
I thought I'd try to figure out that there were two batteries and divide by 2
or something like that. Perhaps the bios of this notebook is just broken,
though.

Alan Cox:
> > of the batteries is less than 50% (according to the bios), then /proc/apm
> > shows the battery power level X 2. If the combined charge of the batteries is
> > greater than 50%, then /proc/apm shows:
> >
> > 1.16 1.2 0x03 0x01 0xff 0x10 -1% -1 ?
> >
> > I think this is because the bogus calculation it would make would result in a
> > percentage > 100.
> >
> > I took a quick look at arch/i386/kernel/apm.c but it wasn't obvious what to
> > do.
>
> The data basically comes from the BIOS as is



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