[Debian-eeepc-devel] where's the battery info??
dmn at debian.org
Thu Sep 18 05:42:31 UTC 2008
-=| Veronica Brandt, Thu, Sep 18, 2008 at 03:45:43AM +0000 |=-
> I'm trying to get adesklets working with openbox. The acpi battery
> monitor desklet looks for /proc/acpi/battery/BAT0/info which doesn't
> exist on my machine. Running acpi -b
> No support for device type: battery
$ acpi -b
Battery 0: Discharging, 88%, 04:48:13 remaining, design capacity
> So where does the info live? Gkrellm picks it up, but haven't
> figured out how it does that.
What you are looking for is probably in /sys/class/power_supply/BAT0/.
I think the 2.6.26 kernel no longer provides the backwards-compatible
interface in /proc
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