null in battery info

Bug #546564 reported by Vitaly on 2010-03-25
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
OEM Priority Project
gnome-power-manager (Ubuntu)
Martin Pitt
Martin Pitt

Bug Description

Binary package hint: gnome-power-manager

When getting the battery info there is a null in the output see screen shot.

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
Date: Wed Mar 24 21:20:47 2010
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
GnomeSessionIdleInhibited: No
GnomeSessionInhibitors: None
GnomeSessionSuspendInhibited: No
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.04 "Lucid Lynx" - Beta i386 (20100318)
MachineType: Dell Inc. XPS M1530
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Package: gnome-power-manager 2.29.91-0ubuntu8
ProcCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.32-17-generic-pae root=UUID=fc39fb20-4821-4501-bbe0-dd00d7db3a2b ro quiet splash
 PATH=(custom, user)
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-17.26-generic-pae
SourcePackage: gnome-power-manager
Uname: Linux 2.6.32-17-generic-pae i686 11/19/2008
dmi.bios.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.bios.version: A12
dmi.board.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.chassis.type: 8
dmi.chassis.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnDellInc.:bvrA12:bd11/19/2008:svnDellInc.:pnXPSM1530:pvr:rvnDellInc.:rn:rvr:cvnDellInc.:ct8:cvr: XPS M1530
dmi.sys.vendor: Dell Inc.

Vitaly (vbabiy86) wrote :
Jerone Young (jerone) wrote :

When users presses the "battery" hotkey for battery info they get "(null) not present"

Changed in oem-priority:
importance: Undecided → High
Robbie Williamson (robbiew) wrote :

Why is this "High"? I agree the "(null) not present" information needs to go away, but the battery information is displayed. Classifying as Medium.

Changed in gnome-power-manager (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Confirmed

This is for sure subpar fit and finish. I really hope we can fix this. Agree that we won't stop the release for it though.

Changed in gnome-power-manager (Ubuntu Lucid):
assignee: nobody → Canonical Desktop Team (canonical-desktop-team)
tags: added: gloam
Martin Pitt (pitti) wrote :

I checked that this is a bug in our appindicator patch, not upstream.

Changed in gnome-power-manager (Ubuntu Lucid):
assignee: Canonical Desktop Team (canonical-desktop-team) → Martin Pitt (pitti)
status: Confirmed → Triaged
Martin Pitt (pitti) on 2010-03-26
Changed in gnome-power-manager (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package gnome-power-manager - 2.29.91-0ubuntu9

gnome-power-manager (2.29.91-0ubuntu9) lucid; urgency=low

  * 12-add-appindicators.patch: Drop bogus hunk which always showed "(null) is
    present" in the battery status notification. (LP: #546564)
 -- Martin Pitt <email address hidden> Fri, 26 Mar 2010 16:39:17 +0100

Changed in gnome-power-manager (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Jerone Young (jerone) on 2010-03-29
Changed in oem-priority:
status: New → Fix Released
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