Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 213337
smartbattery sbs module does not give battery status on laptop
Last modified: 2008-08-02 19:40:36 EDT
Description of problem:
No battery status in /proc/acpi/battery
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Unload existing battery and ac modules, load required sbs(+) modules.
Nothing in /proc/acpi/battery.
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Unload modules battery and ac,
2.Load i2c-ec and sbs
3.Check dmesg and log/messages - no errors
4./proc/acpi/battery and ac are empty
5. USe Brunos Ducrot smartbattery program which uses the i2c-ec module, can get
battery status!! Also need the i2c-dev module or this.
Battery and Ac status
Got source for kernel activated acpi debug mode and created new kernel and
modules. No Errors recorded.
I'm reviewing this bug as part of the kernel bug triage project, an attempt to
isolate current bugs in the Fedora kernel.
I am CC'ing myself to this bug, however this version of Fedora is no longer
Please attempt to reproduce this bug with a current version of Fedora (presently
Fedora 8). If the bug no longer exists, please close the bug or I'll do so in a
few days if there is no further information lodged.
Thanks for using Fedora!
Closing per previous comment. If you can provide the requested information,
please feel free to re-open this bug.