[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#466058: Bug#466058: xfce4-battery-plugin: xfce4 battery plugin gives wrong infomation with linux kernel 2.6.24

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Sat Feb 16 10:52:11 UTC 2008

forwarded #466058 http://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3793

On sam, 2008-02-16 at 17:52 +0800, qi wrote:
> Package: xfce4-battery-plugin
> Version: 0.5.0-4
> Severity: important
> I am using Debian Sid on a Dell laptop, and the xfce4-battery-plugin show wrong
> infomation after updated to linux-image-2.6.24. It shows right when getting up, 
> but turns to be 28% after several seconds. At the same time, acpi -b and
> lshal are all giving right numbers. What is the problem?
> maybe it is a dell problem?

Hmh, could you check in sysfs, using:

grep . /sys/class/power_supply/BAT0/*

and join the output?

It seems to be the same thing as
I can't trigger it myself, everything is displayed properly. Maybe
that's a bug in the sysfs kernel interface, or something like that.

Wich kernel image do you have installed? (dpkg -l

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