Klaptopdaemon / Battery Monitor
rick_knight at rlknight.com
Tue Apr 22 17:39:11 BST 2008
Jonas Norlander wrote:
> 2008/4/21 Rick Knight <rick_knight at rlknight.com>:
>> I'm not sure if I have the right tools here, but on my laptop (Compaq
>> nc8230) I used to get a battery monitor on the task bar. This battery
>> monitor was available with Dapper and Feisty and I think with Dapper's
>> predecessor, but not in Gutsy. Klaptopdaemon is installed and I've also
>> installed kdeutils, but I can't seem to get the battery monitor. Can
>> someone here tell me what to do to get the battery monitor back?
> I don't think this has to do Klaptopdaemon or kde-guidance-powermanager.
> I would check that acpid is running and working and that the right drivers
> is loaded. Try to search the log files for something related to acpi.
> Make sure that acpi is activated in BIOS and not disabled in GRUB.
> What modules do you have loaded? Do you have battery module?
> What entries do you have in /proc/acpi speciall /proc/acpi/battery/
> / Jonas
Here's the actual content of the files in /proc/acpi/battery...
root at rick-laptop:~# grep -r "" /proc/acpi/battery/*
/proc/acpi/battery/C171/state:capacity state: ok
/proc/acpi/battery/C171/state:charging state: charged
/proc/acpi/battery/C171/state:present rate: 0 mA
/proc/acpi/battery/C171/state:remaining capacity: 3738 mAh
/proc/acpi/battery/C171/state:present voltage: 16668 mV
/proc/acpi/battery/C171/info:design capacity: 3764 mAh
/proc/acpi/battery/C171/info:last full capacity: 3764 mAh
/proc/acpi/battery/C171/info:battery technology: rechargeable
/proc/acpi/battery/C171/info:design voltage: 14400 mV
/proc/acpi/battery/C171/info:design capacity warning: 189 mAh
/proc/acpi/battery/C171/info:design capacity low: 38 mAh
/proc/acpi/battery/C171/info:capacity granularity 1: 100 mAh
/proc/acpi/battery/C171/info:capacity granularity 2: 100 mAh
/proc/acpi/battery/C171/info:model number: Primary
/proc/acpi/battery/C171/info:serial number: 16425 2005/05/26
/proc/acpi/battery/C171/info:battery type: LIon
/proc/acpi/battery/C171/info:OEM info: Hewlett-Packard
It looks like the battery has been detected.
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