Subject: Re: Bogus ACPI battery information in recent current
To: Steven M. Bellovin <>
From: Sverre Froyen <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/17/2007 16:32:12
On Monday 17 December 2007, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> I have good news and bad news....
> The good news is that with code from this morning, I'm no longer seeing
> battery charge errors or battery state errors.  I haven't run the tests
> as long as my earlier ones, but in the 1.5 hours I've been polling the
> batteries, I've seen zero errors.
> The bad news is that the system also isn't seeing ACPI events.  It
> doesn't detect line power coming or going, it doesn't detect the lid
> switch, it doesn't even detect the sleep button.  I can suspend by
> running a manual script, but not in any of the usual automated ways.

Perhaps you have a list of files that were updated between the kernel that 
detected the events and your current one?