RE: How to populate Battery information through ACPI tables

From: Pallala, Ramakrishna
Date: Tue Feb 19 2013 - 13:59:57 EST

> > 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.

Mika, _BIF method returns battery data/struct which is defined Table. 10-233.

If I want to pass some device specific data seems like I can use _DSM(9.14.1) method and pass custom /device specific data to the driver.
And I believe this data format can be anything and private to the device? Can you confirm?

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