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Old 11-07-2006, 12:54 PM   #1
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No power?


I installed aLinux, previousley known as Peanut Linux.

The first thing that happens when I log in is that a pop-up messages tells me I am out of battery! And then the computer shuts down!

And that is more or less frustrating cause I am not even using a laptop, and my power cable is for sure well plugged in.

I guess maybe this problem is related to KDE more than the distro.

Is there someway I can kill this message before it comes, or even before I sign in?
 
Old 11-07-2006, 01:02 PM   #2
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When you get to the boot prompt, try typing "linux acpi=off " (without the quotes).
 
Old 11-07-2006, 01:06 PM   #3
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Disable power management at boot till you figure out the problem.

at the boot prompt try entering apm=off acpi=off

http://tuxmobil.org/apm_linux.html

Looks like the system just isn't getting ANY data back from the sensors so it thinks it's not plugged in and the battery is dead, and it forces a shutdown.
 
Old 11-07-2006, 02:01 PM   #4
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Just to be sure, how do I enter that boot prompt.

I need to come to the command line or what?

Thanks for answers so far!
 
Old 11-07-2006, 02:38 PM   #5
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if youre using grub then if you see the grub boot list highlight your kernel and press e (for edit).
Edit the line where You have path to Your kernel at the end of the line.

Hope it helps
 
Old 11-07-2006, 03:04 PM   #6
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This should help: http://www.nongnu.org/lpi-manuals/lp...l/ch02s05.html
 
  


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