Battery Indicator problem

Michael 'Mickey' Lauer mickey at
Mon Sep 22 15:50:09 CEST 2008

Am Sonntag, den 21.09.2008, 03:07 -0700 schrieb henrikz:
> The battery indicator on my Freerunner, running Om2008.09 is always RED and
> empty.
> Actually I have never seen any battery status in any OM200x release, in the
> last 2008.08 version the battery indicator
> was also always empty but sometimes white (and not red).
> Until now I thought this had something to do with the OM-Distribution being
> in an early stage/version, but since I have seen no other posts about this
> problem, I am starting to worry that problem might be on my end and in the
> worst case my FR.
> Is anyone else experiencing this problem? 
> As an additional hint I can also mention that during boot the following
> message appears
> # power_supply bat: driver failed to report voltage_now property
> could this be a hardware problem? or am I just missing some driver etc?!

Sounds like you're using a TH-battery with the FreeRunner instead of the
shipped CC-battery.

There's no battery class driver for TH-batteries (yet?).


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