[Bug 20466] "Smart Battery" in Acer Aspire 1684WLMi not found
Martijn van de Streek
martijn at foodfight.org
Sun Jan 29 17:23:34 UTC 2006
Public bug report changed:
It is not. The battery info can be requested over I2C (on the EC which
_is_ listed correctly in the ACPI table). There just isn't a Linux
driver for batteries like that yet.
Windows _does_ have this driver ('Microsoft Smart Battery Driver'),
which is probably the reason why ACER disabled the ACPI Battery stuff in
the DSDT (because everyone runs Windows).
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