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Old 06-18-2004, 02:06 PM   #1
ussnorway
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Battery Applet on Sony Vaio V505BC


Hi,

I've been trying to get the battery applet to work on my notebook. I'm using a Sony Vaio PCG-V505BC, and running RHEL 3U2 (stock 2.4.21 kernel). I am trying to get the battery monitor built into Gnome to work.

Does anyone know how to get the battery applet to work?

Thanks.
 
Old 08-04-2004, 07:07 AM   #2
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look if acpid deamon is running?
$ps -A
 
Old 08-04-2004, 06:00 PM   #3
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And if it's not you'll have to rebuild your kernel with ACPI support. After make menuconfig/xconfig/whatever (this is explained in the HOWTO), select general options and scroll all the way to the bottom to enable ACPI support. Enable everything you need - rebuild.

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