Re: How to populate Battery information through ACPI tables

From: Westerberg, Mika
Date: Tue Feb 19 2013 - 10:15:58 EST

On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 03:07:57PM +0000, Pallala, Ramakrishna wrote:
> I am trying to populate battery related information through ACPI tables
> and do battery management through non acpi drivers. Can you tell or
> point me on how to populate the ACPI tables in FW/BIOS and get them in
> OS? I am new to ACPI world.

You should start by reading Documentation/acpi/enumeration.txt.

Also can you describe with bit more details, what you are trying to do? A
new battery driver that is enumerated from ACPI namespace, perhaps?

Do you have a DSDT table in hand which we could take a peek?
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