[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#497202: Bug#497202: xfce4-battery-plugin: My Computer is a Powerbook G3 (Pismo) with Battery but it shows 50%%.

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Sun Sep 7 13:34:58 UTC 2008

On dim, 2008-09-07 at 15:12 +0200, Udo Wendler wrote:
> > This is because powerpc boxes don't yet support sysfs attributes for
> > battery power, irrc. Now that 2.6.26 has reached testing with
> enabled
> > ACPI_PROCFS_POWER it should be ok. Could you retry with latest
> kernel?

Ho yes, I forgot. On pcc, no acpi stuff at all. You need to use apm2pmu
which is disabled (because deprecated) on ppc. Correct solution would be
to use PMU directly from battery plugin, but iirc upstream is not really
interested in doing this. See

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