Bug 124896 - Battery meter only works with APM, not ACPI
Summary: Battery meter only works with APM, not ACPI
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xosview   
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Version: 2
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Ngo Than
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Reported: 2004-06-01 09:43 UTC by Ron Yorston
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-07-19 08:57:29 UTC
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Add support for ACPI battery monitoring (2.19 KB, patch)
2004-06-01 09:47 UTC, Ron Yorston
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Description Ron Yorston 2004-06-01 09:43:51 UTC
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Description of problem:
If the battery meter is enabled xosview looks for /proc/apm to get
information about battery state.  This isn't present if ACPI is being
used for power management.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Find a machine without /proc/apm, but with /proc/acpi/battery
2. Run xosview with the battery meter turned on.

Actual Results:  xosview complains that it's unable to open /proc/apm.

Expected Results:  xosview should check for /proc/acpi/battery and use
the information there.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Ron Yorston 2004-06-01 09:47:21 UTC
Created attachment 100733 [details]
Add support for ACPI battery monitoring

A quick hack to add support for ACPI battery information to xosview.  It works
for me on a Dell Latitude L400.  It only supports one battery.

Comment 2 Ngo Than 2004-07-19 08:57:29 UTC
it seems 1.8.2 works well with apm and ACPI. The new version will show
up in rawhide soon. Thanks for your report.

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