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Re: battery level applet on a dell

great news..thx..keen to know however which dell you're using and if
it's a recent i8k, whether acpi murdered your maestro3i card? my bios
supports apm and acpi, [strangely i can feel a kernel recompile coming



On Tue, 2002-06-25 at 21:09, Erich Schubert wrote:
> >  i run debian woody 2.4.18 happily on a dell i8k. recently i upgraded
> >  gnome1.4 to gnome2 and decided i would use the cute little applet that
> >  tells me how much battery power i've got left. sadly it doesn't seem to
> >  work. if anyone's got any experience with gnome[2] and had a clue about
> >  getting it to work on a dell that'd be great.
> Probably depends very much on your BIOS Version. I'm using ACPI; the
> gnome1 battery applet did not work at all for me; the Gnome2 applet does
> display the battery correctly, but doesn't recognize my ac adapter
> (well, fortunately i know myself wheter i have the power cord attached
> ;)
> So it depends if you use ACPI or APM and on your Bios revision.
> Greetings,
> Erich

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