HAL fix for multiple battaries

Martin Pitt martin.pitt at ubuntu.com
Wed Feb 20 07:55:57 UTC 2008

Hi Ted,

Ted Gould [2008-02-19 14:31 -0800]:
> So, here is the bug:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnome-power-manager/+bug/177570
> Basically with the .24 kernel there are sysfs and proc interfaces for
> many batteries making it so that HAL reports two, and thus GPM reports
> two.  There is a link to a patch in upstream HAL that fixes the multiple
> listing problem.  But, what it does is not list ANY proc batteries if a
> sysfs one is found.  Is that correct?  Are all battery interfaces
> migrated to sysfs in .24?

Fixing this is on my TODO list, there is an existing hal patch for

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