LinuxQuestions.org
Register a domain and help support LQ
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 03-25-2005, 10:04 AM   #1
NothingHere
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Sep 2004
Posts: 3

Rep: Reputation: 0
Battery monitor return incorrect value, problem to have APM support in kernel ?


Hi all,
I have a little problem.
I have a "HP Pavilion ze4200" laptop.
I've just installed Fedora Core 3 from cd-rom, with the inclued 2.6.10 kernel.

I just want to use the monitor for the battery, wich is in the gnome panel (next the clock ... you can find it when you use your mouse, left button, add to panel item).

This battery monitor didn't return the correct value ...
So I have ACPI inclued by default in the kernel, but not APM support.

So I think, if I add APM support to the kernel, maybe this monitor can return the correct value.
I've just recompiled the kernel and checked APM support.

My computer work fine with my new re-compiled kernel ... but I don't have any APM support !!

So what's wrong ?

Maybe I don't need APM support if anyone can tell me how the battery monitor applet can return correct value and using ACPI ...

So is APM really needed ?
Anyone know a Monitor Battery looking like the battery monitor for gnome panel, wich use ACPI ?

If not, anyone can tell me why APM support is not present when I re-compile my kernel ?

and sorry for my bad english ... ;p
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
apm and acpi -> battery status problem jasone Linux - General 3 10-20-2010 05:20 AM
Battery monitor giving incorrect value 64bitPlaya Slackware 1 04-13-2005 01:13 PM
with APM I have no battery monitor, but with ACPI I lose my wireless connection mantis Linux - Laptop and Netbook 2 04-08-2005 07:11 PM
No APM support in kernel kermit Debian 8 12-17-2004 04:17 AM
APM support and kernel configuration Bug Linux - Software 3 07-14-2003 03:07 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:19 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration