Bug 14764

Summary: battery status info dissapears in 2.6.27.5 - MSI GX700, EX600 laptops
Product: ACPI Reporter: Unnamed_Hero (uh.linux)
Component: ECAssignee: acpi_ec
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE    
Severity: high CC: acpi-bugzilla, astarikovskiy, binmode, eddy.petrisor+linbug, homonto, lenb, leonidp.lists, martenjanderuiter, r0mik, timo.tretter, tswatzke, uh.linux, yakui.zhao
Priority: P1    
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Kernel Version: 2.6.27.5 Tree: Mainline
Regression: Yes

Description Unnamed_Hero 2009-12-08 13:39:50 UTC
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #12011 +++

Latest working kernel version: 2.6.27.4
Earliest failing kernel version: 
Distribution: not related as it is already in http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/linux-2.6.27.5.tar.bz2
Hardware Environment: MSI GX700, EX600 laptops, maybe others from MSI
Software Environment:
Problem Description: battery again is not visible by acpi

Steps to reproduce: install newest kernel 2.6.27.5 and problem is back again

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Situation is still the same @2.6.32. Every time I check /proc/acpi/battery/BAT1/state -t show me different result - battery may present, may not; while charging - it can show different numbers in present rate,remaining capacity,present voltage - powermanagers from KDE and XFCE going nutz

model number:            MS-1719
serial number:
battery type:            LION
OEM info:                MSI Corp.
Comment 1 Alexey Starikovskiy 2009-12-08 14:57:57 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 14446 ***