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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.

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

How to test

Running programs
Any other programs must not run during the test! Even your internet browser with this instructions (it is necessary for reader test).
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.