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How to set Battery Treshold Thinkpad

Postby fuehrert on Mon Nov 26, 2012 10:04 am

Hardware
Lenovo Thinkpad Edge S430

Software
Linux Mint Maya Cinnamon

I'm a Linux beginner and i would like to set my battery thresholds to
start_charge_thresh = 40
end_charge_thresh = 80
for example.

I have tryed a few thinks but nothing worked, probably i've made mistakes or it does work on my Laptop.

My battery Info:
present: yes
design capacity: 48400 mWh
last full capacity: 42970 mWh
battery technology: rechargeable
design voltage: 14800 mV
design capacity warning: 2148 mWh
design capacity low: 200 mWh
cycle count: 0
capacity granularity 1: 1 mWh
capacity granularity 2: 1 mWh
model number: 45N1085
serial number: 412
battery type: LiP
OEM info: SANYO

Thanks for trying to help
Tom
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Re: How to set Battery Treshold Thinkpad

Postby BlackFox on Wed Nov 28, 2012 10:11 pm

I would also really like to know how to do this.

In Windows I was able to set my laptop battery's max charge to 80%, and now when I boot up Linux the battery setting is still maxed out at 80% which is good, but now I have no idea how to edit those settings.
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