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|description=This test case is intend for '''notebooks''' to measure battery life and powerconsumption via battery life.  
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This is one of the most important tests. It is intended for notebooks to measure battery life and powerconsumption via battery life.  
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'''Privileges''': normal user<br />
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'''Runlevel''': multiuser (X11)<br/>
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'''ETA''': 15 minutes
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|actions=
 
|actions=
# Prepare your notebook for testing by ...
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#* Unplug the power cable and use battery power
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{{admon/warning|Running programs|Any other programs must not run during the test! Even your internet browser with this instructions (it is necessary for reader test).}}
#* Set display brightness to lowest value
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#* Disable the screensaver
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{{admon/note|BLTK simulated load|BLTK is performing reproducible load by doing some tasks in OpenOffice and Firefox. Do not panic when it starts controlling these programs.<br />Therefore, please, do not touch anything except the script will ask you to do something. Otherwise you can damage the results.}}
# Log into system
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# Ensure to bltk is installed <pre># yum install bltk</pre>
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# '''Charge''' your battery.
# now run ''' idle''' test for two minutes <pre># bltk -I -T 120  </pre>
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# Disable screensaver.
# now run '''reader''' test 1 round <pre># bltk -R -n 1 </pre>
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# '''Reboot''' your computer.
# now run '''office''' test 1 round - '' sometimes malfunction (do not report bugs about Office workload), change SOFFICE_PROG=oowriter for x86_64 in the /etc/bltk.conf, use SAL_USE_VCLPLUGIN when hot-keys are disabled in the open office'' <pre># SAL_USE_VCLPLUGIN=gen bltk -O -n 1 </pre>
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# Login as a normal user.
# There should be files in .bltk directory. Pack directory <pre> tar czvf bltk.tar.gz .bltk</pre>
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# Open terminal window.
|results=  
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# Run: <code>testday-run-bltk</code>
# The test should end up without error and provide output results in .bltk directory. Last command pack the directory into gzipped tar, send please this file into wiki <pre> bltk.tar.gz</pre>
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# '''Unplug power cable'''.
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# Read the instructions provided and start the test by pressing any key.
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# The script will tell you when it's finished.
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|results=
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The results will be stored in <code>/usr/share/testday-091022/results</code> directory with timestamp. Do not modify anything in this directory.
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[[Category:Power_Management_Test_Cases]]
 
[[Category:Power_Management_Test_Cases]]

Latest revision as of 13:29, 20 October 2009

Description

This is one of the most important tests. It is intended for notebooks to measure battery life and powerconsumption via battery life.

Privileges: normal user
Runlevel: multiuser (X11)
ETA: 15 minutes


How to test

Warning.png
Running programs
Any other programs must not run during the test! Even your internet browser with this instructions (it is necessary for reader test).
Note.png
BLTK simulated load
BLTK is performing reproducible load by doing some tasks in OpenOffice and Firefox. Do not panic when it starts controlling these programs.
Therefore, please, do not touch anything except the script will ask you to do something. Otherwise you can damage the results.
  1. Charge your battery.
  2. Disable screensaver.
  3. Reboot your computer.
  4. Login as a normal user.
  5. Open terminal window.
  6. Run: testday-run-bltk
  7. Unplug power cable.
  8. Read the instructions provided and start the test by pressing any key.
  9. The script will tell you when it's finished.

Expected Results

The results will be stored in /usr/share/testday-091022/results directory with timestamp. Do not modify anything in this directory.