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Re: Battery status

To: Rodolfo Giometti <giometti@linux.it>
Subject: Re: Battery status
From: Clark Williams <williams@redhat.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Jul 2005 09:53:56 -0500
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Fri, 2005-07-22 at 16:22 +0200, Rodolfo Giometti wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I'd like to implement a way to allow userspace to read battery status
> (or percentage).  I notice this port of APM interface for ARM
> architecture «arch/arm/kernel/apm.c» and I think I can use comething
> similar... what do you think about that?

You might want to look at how acpi is presented in the /proc interface.
You could hook your battery status routines into the acpi entries:

        /proc/acpi/battery/BAT0/{alarm,info,status} 

Just a thought.

Clark

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Clark Williams <williams@redhat.com>

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