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Old 03-25-2004, 08:16 PM   #1
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problem with the battery level


Hi all, I installed the Linux Red Hat 9 on my laptop ( Compaq Presario 2100) and it works fine, but the battery level is not showing on the taskbar. I have been trying many things to make it work.
I updated the bios and it changed nothing.

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Old 03-26-2004, 10:43 AM   #2
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Most likely RH 9 doesn't come with ACPI enabled in its standard kernel. You will have to install ACPI in the kernel to enable battery status on your laptop. Here is a good place to get the ACPI patches for your kernel.
 
Old 03-27-2004, 06:18 AM   #3
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Thanks a lot dear mi6 and i appreciate ur cooperation with me to solve this issue
 
  


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