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Re: Disable CONFIG_ACPI_SYSFS_POWER?



On Sun, Feb 17, 2008 at 09:08:02PM -0500, Chuck Ebbert wrote:
 > 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.

Yeah, you need a new enough hal aparently, which I guess f8 didn't have.
F9 should be safe to be using just the sysfs stuff.

	Dave

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