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Toshiba Laptop Battery SOLUTION

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http://forums.fedoraforum.org – My daughter's 64 bit Toshiba Satellite L655 suffered from the common Toshiba laptop problem of “Invisible battery” under Fedora 16. dmesg | grep batt would report “Battery absent”. This appears to be common with Toshiba laptops under Fedora, Ubuntu, Centos, Debian, and BackTrack Linux. Online research pointed to custom kernels, which sound like a headache; and a simpler way using Grub2. This second method worked well on her machine under Fedora 16, and after this week's release, seems to be working well under Fedora 17. Since the hard work was done by many others, I am posting what I (HowTos)