Laptop-mode-Tools causes Segmentation fault during install on 13.04

Bug #1186416 reported by Dave H on 2013-05-31
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Bug Description

Installed Laptop-mode-tools on my HP Envy 6 Sleekbook, Ubuntu AM64 13.04. A segmentation fault was reported in the terminal window during the install, 20 seconds later my screen froze and I could not recover. Required a complete re-install. Was repeatable tried it 3 times. From what I could tell I could not boot as initrd.img and vmlinuz had 'Unknown links'. Recovered the 3rd tim by booting an N-2 kernel and then re-installing the latest kernel image.

Terminal log:

Log started: 2013-05-24 22:19:05
Selecting previously unselected package laptop-mode-tools.
(Reading database ...
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(Reading database ... 236635 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking laptop-mode-tools (from .../laptop-mode-tools_1.61-2ubuntu1_all.deb) ...
Processing triggers for ureadahead ...
ureadahead will be reprofiled on next reboot
Processing triggers for man-db ...
Setting up laptop-mode-tools (1.61-2ubuntu1) ...
 * Enabling laptop mode...  Segmentation fault

Dave H (dave-hills-2009) on 2013-06-07
tags: added: raring
Guillaume Gelin (r4mnes) wrote :

Same bug here, on a i7 13" macbook pro, Ubuntu 13.04.

Since I wasn't able to boot anymore neither, I used a bootable key to mount my partition and disable laptop-mode in /etc/laptop-mode/laptop-mode.conf file.

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