gnome battery monitor fedora core 2

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Sat May 22 11:15:14 UTC 2004


Did you turn ACPI=on ?

I have a presario 725EA and after doing that I had no problem.


On Sat, 2004-05-22 at 12:59, Juan Antonio Fernandez wrote:
> Hi I have installed fedora core 2 a few days ago. I am really happy with
> the distro except for the gnome battery monitor. I have a Compaq
> Presario 1722 and battery applet doesn't detect my battery.
> I have acpid up and running.
> If I type cat /proc/acpi/battery/CMB0/status works fine
> and the ac power cord is detected always  
> I think that the problem is that battery applet only looks for
> information in /proc/acpi/battery/BAT0 or BAT1 and as far as my laptop
> has this directory called CMB0 and I think it is not possible to make a
> link :(
> Any help would be really appreciated
> I am really  sad for this issue :(

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