battery not detected when managed by PMU (apple powerbook)

Giuseppe Sacco giuseppe at
Mon Jun 29 12:58:02 UTC 2020

Il giorno lun, 29/06/2020 alle 13.06 +0200, Bastien Nocera ha scritto:
> On Mon, 2020-06-29 at 12:00 +0100, Richard Hughes wrote:
> > On Mon, 29 Jun 2020 at 02:54, Giuseppe Sacco
> > <giuseppe at> wrote:
> > > Browsing UPower source code I noticed that PMU device is not
> > > managed at
> > > all, at least on the Linux branch.
> > 
> > If it helps, HAL used to have code to read from PMU devices. I
> > don't
> > think it got ported all those years ago to DeviceKit-power, the old
> > name for UPower. I don't think anyone has noticed until now.
> CONFIG_BATTERY_PMU in the kernel enables a power_supply class driver
> for the PMU. The power portion of CONFIG_ADB_PMU shouldn't be used.

Well, yes, I understand it will be not be used that much since it is an
old architecture. If I still try to write the necessary code, is there
any way to exclude it when not compiling for powerpc? Do you already
selectively compile parts of the code based on the architecture?

Thank you,

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