Battery monitor on PPC [Solved]

Christoph Borsbach borsilinux at
Sat Feb 5 22:57:44 CET 2005


James Tappin wrote:
> On Wed, 02 Feb 2005 09:48:31 +0100
> Christoph Borsbach <borsilinux at> wrote:
>>AFAIK Apple machines use APM - or at least some sort of emulation.
> Indeed there is an AMP emulation module, but it's not loaded
> automatically. Loading it allows the batery monitor to work, although
> during charging the time-left field shows 00:-1 rather than time to full
> charge (but I'm not sure if that can be extracted from the /proc data).

Thats right, i get the same behavior here, but i didn't notice until 
today :). I'm also not sure wether that can be extracted/computed at all 
(easily), maybe a ppc-specific mailing list has an answer. But on the 
other hand its maybe not so important. :)

> James


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