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SJrX
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Registered: ‎10-31-2014
Location: Vancouver, BC
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Can't hotplug Thinkpad Battery 19+ on Lenovo X230

I have a Lenovo X230, running Kubuntu 14.04. When I disconnect the slice battery at the bottom the system resets, it's very annoying. What's worse is that it seems like jostling the system, also can cause it to power cycle. I don't really have a need to remove the slice battery very often, but essentially if I put the laptop into standby, and put it in by laptop knapsack, the system is off after I get where I'm going.

 

Thoughts?

 

I saw somewhere that allegedly, when you unlock the battery, some thinkpad utility gets notified to switch the power, I wonder if the hotplug is a software only solution, and not doable in standby.

 

Steve Ramage

 

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