Re: [ACPI] 2.6.12-rc1-mm[1-3]: ACPI battery monitor does not work
From: Rafael J. Wysocki
Date: Thu Mar 31 2005 - 03:46:24 EST
On Wednesday, 30 of March 2005 12:05, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> On Wednesday, 30 of March 2005 07:53, Yu, Luming wrote:
> > On Tuesday 29 March 2005 17:56, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > There is a problem on my box (Asus L5D, x86-64 kernel) with the ACPI
> > > battery driver in the 2.6.12-rc1-mm[1-3] kernels. Namely, the battery
> > > monitor that I use (the kpowersave applet from SUSE 9.2) is no longer able
> > > to report the battery status (ie how much % it is loaded). It can only
> > > check if the AC power is connected (if it is connected, kpowersave behaves
> > > as though there was no battery in the box, and if it is not connected,
> > > kpowersave always shows that the battery is 1% loaded).
> > >
> > > Also, there are big latencies on loading and accessing the battery module,
> > > but the module loads successfully and there's nothing suspicious in dmesg.
> > >
> > > Please let me know if you need any additional information.
> > >
> > > Greets,
> > > Rafael
> > Could you just revert ec-mode patch, then retest?
> Could you please point me to it?
I assume you mean the "Enable EC Burst Mode" patch at:
Anyway, reverting this patch helps. :-)
- Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?
- That depends a good deal on where you want to get to.
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