Re: Generic battery interface

From: Greg KH
Date: Thu Jul 27 2006 - 18:44:53 EST

On Thu, Jul 27, 2006 at 03:44:52PM +0100, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 27, 2006 at 05:39:06PM +0300, Shem Multinymous wrote:
> > Can we really assume there's one driver providing all battery-related
> > attributes?
> Hmm. That's a good point.
> > So, if we insist on a standard battery device class name, how do we
> > cope with multiple sources of information and control functions?
> Ignoring the multiple sources of information bit for the moment, we need
> to figure out the correct method of event notification anyway. There's a
> long-term plan to get rid of /proc/acpi, so acpi notifications need to
> be more more generic in any case.

You can poll sysfs files to be notified when states change...


greg k-h
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