Re: How to populate Battery information through ACPI tables

From: Westerberg, Mika
Date: Tue Feb 19 2013 - 13:34:10 EST

On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 08:22:01PM +0200, Pallala, Ramakrishna wrote:
> Mika, I want to populate this characterization data as device
> specific/custom data which could be anything And may not be entirely
> related to battery. Is this is possible?

Yes, for example you could have a custom ACPI method with your device which
then returns this information.

See for example chapter from the ACPI spec. It describes _BIF
method that returns some battery data to the caller.
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