KDE4 doesn't detect power capabilities (hibernate, suspend, battery and frequency scaling)
On Friday 23 April 2010 14:31:23 Yoav Luft wrote:
> I think it does, but how can I make sure of it?
> On Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 6:08 PM, Momesso Andrea
> <email@example.com> wrote:
> > On Friday 16 April 2010 08:41:57 Yoav Luft wrote:
> >> After some experiments with the ndiswrapper driver, KDE4 stopped
> >> providing a frontend to various power capabilities. It doesn't detect
> >> the battery, it doesn't offer suspend or hibernate it the shutdown
> >> script, et cetera. The battery properties are still accessable through
> >> /sys/class/power/BAT1 and I can still suspend and hibernate using
> >> pm-suspend and pm-hibernate.
> >> I would like use KDE's frontend, though, as finding out how long the
> >> battery can hold from reading it's voltage isn't the most comfortable
> >> thing.
> > Make sure that the hald daemon starts before kde does.
Please, don't top-post.
"/etc/init.d/hald status" will tell you if it's working. If it isn't
"rc-update add hald" will add it to your default runlevel.