Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 812625
Apples magic mouse battery acts like PC battery
Last modified: 2013-02-20 15:21:10 EST
Description of problem:
Apples magic mouse batter acts like PC main battery but NOT on laptop...
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Connect Apple's Magic mouse via USB bluetooth receiver.
2. In tray suddenly battery gauge pops up.
3. .. but on PC there is no battery...
When my mouse lose battery power, PC turns off.
Fedora have to detect that battery is mouses battery not PC battery...
This is my first bug report here so, please post back if I can help any more.
Comments from upstream kernel developer:
<mjg59> Yeah, upower isn't being terribly helpful there
Mind you, nor is the kernel
<mjg59> There's no type distinction between batteries that are powering the system and batteries that are powering the peripheral
You need to look at the path for that
(you == upower, in this context)
It seems there are several tickets open related to the same issue. At least:
812625, 830046, 845770, 806295, 863524
Can you please attach the lsinput output, there are some devices that do not report the correct info about how to grab the information, resulting in the error you get, in those cases I need to add a quirk to the kernel, I just need to make sure you are having the same case..
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Apparently reported as 816775 for Fedora 17.