with current latest firmware 1.6.1 (and also a few previous series) Linux is complaining about a lot of ACPI errors and firmware bugs. Since then I think I've lost between 1-3 hours of battery life. I've opened a bug upstream about this, with full dmesg and acpidump output
In a related bug report for Fedora a Red Hat developer suggested this to be fully a firmware fault and it should be reported
hence here I am. Anybody could help or give more information about this?
I also see those errors since I have bought my Dell workstation with Linux pre-installed. I've reported the problems about one year ago to the Dell service team and they told me that it is a kernel issue.
Now I'm facing another bug:
In combination with the already mentioned suggestion of a kernel developer I think that Dell should fix their firmware - especially for products which are sold as Linux workstations. Here I totally agree with: