[CentOS] OT: Precautions before draining laptop battery?

Mon Oct 2 18:44:10 UTC 2006
Paul Heinlein <heinlein at madboa.com>

On Mon, 2 Oct 2006, itayf at nospammail.net wrote:

> I have found some advice on the web regarding battery draining, but 
> no linux-specific information.  Are there some steps to be taken to 
> protect the harddrive?  Unmounting file-systems?

Boot a Live CD, umount any mounted filesystems, then run the battery 

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