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it doesn't work's with Acer Aspire 5720ZG kalyway 10,5,2 kernel sleep 9,2,0 :blink:

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Didn't do anything for my Toshiba Equium A100-337 :(

EDIT: After reading a guide on the osx8 forums, I've finally got it to recognize I have a battery, however there is no icon & when I click on the empty space were it should be it says "no batteries available". Any solution?

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It's seems acer owners in trouble this power mmanagement :)

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Look here:
http://forum.insanel...howtopic=126888


Is simple just install and reboot.

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Thanks but i've solved with a fresh install by picking up the PowerManagement.bundel fix in the custom set. It works like a charm.

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Does anyone out there have a SZ vaio where sleep actually works? My screen goes blank, but it looks as though there is activity, and I can't wake it up. My battery meter works beautifully, FWIW. Or did anyone have this problem and actually fix it? Thanks!

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it didn't work with my acer extensa 4620-4605.

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Hmm after i installed none of the options work like it monitor goes to sleep every 3-4 mins and everything else goes to sleep after 15 mins and icant seemt o switch it to custom either.

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Anyone know why the power bar always randomly comes up for me? and then sometimes its not there. Using a c700 compaq.

Anyone know why the power bar always randomly comes up for me? and then sometimes its not there. Using a c700 compaq.

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Thank You!

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ive tryed to drag the bundle into the folder but it just says operation is in use and wont replace it or if i try to delete it and empty trash it says the same thing :( any advice im a newby guys :thumbsdown_anim: some one please reply on this

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Hey Everyone,

So here is the final version of my PowerManagement.bundle with debug messages removed. For people who are interested in the discussion that occured during the development of this driver, please refer to: http://forum.osx86pr...h...237&hl=2200

Overview:
This PowerManagement.bundle fixes many of the issues that people were having with displaying battery time remaining on laptop systems. As many of you already know, Apple is using many of the advanced features of Intels new Core Duo architecture. One of these is the power management features. Therefore, much of the code was not written to support power management on older (ACPI-based) systems. This new bundles basically, adds support for detecting and retriving information from batteries registered using ACPI.

Who Should Use It:
Really this should only affect people who are using laptop systems, as there really aren't any power management features on a desktop. If you are having problems getting time remaining calculations to display properly I recomend trying this new bundle. If you are not having any problems, you are welcome to try it out anyways, but I really see no reason to. In designing the new ACPI support I tried to leave the existing functionality as intact as possible, therefore, I am sort of curious about whether I succeded. Therefore, if someone would like to try installing this on a working systems, I would be interested in hearing how it worked. (However backup your old bundle just in case.)

Installation:

1. Download the PowerManagement.tar.gz file below to your favorite location
2. Un-archive the files. This will leave you with a PowerManagement.bundle
3. Navigate to: /System/Library/SystemConfiguration
4. (Optional) Backup your old PowerManagement.bundle
5. Copy (drag-n-drop) the new bundle into the SystemConfiguration folder
6. When the dialog box pops up, select authenticate and type your admin password
7. Reboot
8. (Optional) For those of you who helped with testing the debug release, please delete /var/log/PM.log

Additionally, for those of you who are interested, source code of the changes has been provided as well.

Thanks to everyone's help in the original thread for their comments/questions/suggestions, as well as their help testing.


Laptop battery displays lovely but it seems to have slowed my cpu down. For some reason my xbench results for cpu are a lot slower, about 50% slower now with this bundle

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finally got my acer travelmate c310 to work

kalyway 10.5.2 original install

i replaced appleacpiplatform.kext and powermanagement
installed slimbatterymonitor

rebooted

showed up!

thanks guys

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Hi!

I just installed iDeneb 10.5.5 and used a patched PowerManagement.bundle and i discovered an odd thing about the power status of my notebook. When I use it on power adapter the status shows that it's on Battery Power and can't calculate its time. But when it's on battery power status says its on AC power and starts to write its time measuring "Until Full". The Time starts to raise from zero to the max life of it's battery.

The time calculation isn't a matter for me. But the power source reversely is kind of irritating. Haven't found any article about someone having this strange problem.

I think the software part of the charging system of OSX interprets a digital status signal (FLAG) negated. :wacko:

I'm not into software that deep. So what do you guys think? Can somebody solve the problem? Anybody else having this issue?




Hi!

I just installed iDeneb 10.5.5 and used a patched PowerManagement.bundle and i discovered an odd thing about the power status of my notebook. When I use it on power adapter the status shows that it's on Battery Power and can't calculate its time. But when it's on battery power status says its on AC power and starts to write its time measuring "Until Full". The Time starts to raise from zero to the max life of it's battery.

The time calculation isn't a matter for me. But the power source reversely is kind of irritating. Haven't found any article about someone having this strange problem.

I think the software part of the charging system of OSX interprets a digital status signal (FLAG) negated. ;)

I'm not into software that deep. So what do you guys think? Can somebody solve the problem? Anybody else having this issue?


I just figured out when it really charges (The charging led is lit) it shows correctly "Power Source:Power Adapter :P

And when I interrupt charging (disconnect charger) it still says "Power Adapter". :wacko:

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Hey Everyone,

So here is the final version of my PowerManagement.bundle with debug messages removed. For people who are interested in the discussion that occured during the development of this driver, please refer to: http://forum.osx86pr...h...237&hl=2200

Overview:
This PowerManagement.bundle fixes many of the issues that people were having with displaying battery time remaining on laptop systems. As many of you already know, Apple is using many of the advanced features of Intels new Core Duo architecture. One of these is the power management features. Therefore, much of the code was not written to support power management on older (ACPI-based) systems. This new bundles basically, adds support for detecting and retriving information from batteries registered using ACPI.

Who Should Use It:
Really this should only affect people who are using laptop systems, as there really aren't any power management features on a desktop. If you are having problems getting time remaining calculations to display properly I recomend trying this new bundle. If you are not having any problems, you are welcome to try it out anyways, but I really see no reason to. In designing the new ACPI support I tried to leave the existing functionality as intact as possible, therefore, I am sort of curious about whether I succeded. Therefore, if someone would like to try installing this on a working systems, I would be interested in hearing how it worked. (However backup your old bundle just in case.)

Installation:

1. Download the PowerManagement.tar.gz file below to your favorite location
2. Un-archive the files. This will leave you with a PowerManagement.bundle
3. Navigate to: /System/Library/SystemConfiguration
4. (Optional) Backup your old PowerManagement.bundle
5. Copy (drag-n-drop) the new bundle into the SystemConfiguration folder
6. When the dialog box pops up, select authenticate and type your admin password
7. Reboot
8. (Optional) For those of you who helped with testing the debug release, please delete /var/log/PM.log

Additionally, for those of you who are interested, source code of the changes has been provided as well.

Thanks to everyone's help in the original thread for their comments/questions/suggestions, as well as their help testing.


IDK y but this doesn't work for me, any uploads of ACPIPlatform available?

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no work for my laptop!
dell vostro 1500!(iATKOS v1.0i)
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It's no longer working in 10.5.6,it seems that because of the new ACPIPlatform.kext

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Thanks for the sweet app!

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Not working on my Asus 1000HE running 10.5.6 either





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