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Re: Disable CONFIG_ACPI_SYSFS_POWER?



On 02/16/2008 06:53 AM, drago01 wrote:
> Hi,
> I tested the kernel-2.6.24.2-3.fc8 (downloaded the x86_64 build
> directly) on my laptop.
> Hal detects two batteries because it looks in sysfs and in procfs for
> the battery info. I tryed to apply the patch from the hal-list which
> causes hal to not look in procfs but in sysfs only when the sysfs info
> is available. The problem with this is that the info in sysfs is broken
> (capcity 3.0 Wh etc while the procfs info is correct 45Wh).
> I would suggest to set CONFIG_ACPI_SYSFS_POWER to n because the procfs
> info already provides this data for userspace and does not report broken
> values.
> 

We should be enabling either one or the other, not both.

For Fedora 9 maybe it should be the sysfs interface if it works.

For 8 it should be only procfs to be backwards compatible. I'll do that.


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