Not work brightness with HAL in notebook Compaq Presario V2417LA

Bug #84968 reported by Cristian Aravena Romero on 2007-02-13
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
hal-info (Ubuntu)
Martin Pitt

Bug Description

Binary package hint: hal

I add in gnome-panel "Brightness Applet" V2.17.90 and message "Cannot get laptop panel brightness". Fn+F7 (Down brightness); Fn+F8(Up brightness) work fine.

My hardware:


I query in irc: #ubuntu-laptop and user <mdke> It suggested to inform problem in HAL.

Package: hal

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-- System Information:
Debian Release: 4.0
  APT prefers feisty
  APT policy: (500, 'feisty')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Kernel: Linux 2.6.20-6-lowlatency
Locale: LANG=es_CL.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=es_CL.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)

Versions of packages hal depends on:
ii adduser 3.100 Add and remove users and groups
ii dbus 1.0.2-1ubuntu2 simple interprocess messaging syst
ii libc6 2.5-0ubuntu11 GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii libdbus-1-3 1.0.2-1ubuntu2 simple interprocess messaging syst
ii libdbus-glib-1-2 0.72-0ubuntu3 simple interprocess messaging syst
ii libexpat1 1.95.8-3.4 XML parsing C library - runtime li
ii libglib2.0-0 2.12.9-1ubuntu1 The GLib library of C routines
ii libhal-storage1 Hardware Abstraction Layer - share
ii libhal1 Hardware Abstraction Layer - share
ii libusb-0.1-4 2:0.1.12-2 userspace USB programming library
ii libvolume-id0 103-0ubuntu12 volume identification library
ii lsb-base 3.1-22ubuntu2 Linux Standard Base 3.1 init scrip
ii pciutils 1:2.2.4-1 Linux PCI Utilities
ii udev 103-0ubuntu12 rule-based device node and kernel
ii usbutils 0.72-7ubuntu1 USB console utilities

Versions of packages hal recommends:
ii eject 2.1.4-2.1ubuntu1 ejects CDs and operates CD-Changer

-- no debconf information

caravena@zeus:~$ lshal|grep smbios.system
  smbios.system.uuid = '606587CD-41FF-D911-8880-00C09FFDC555' (string)
  smbios.system.serial = 'CNF546297R' (string)
  smbios.system.version = 'Rev 1' (string)
  smbios.system.product = 'Presario V2000 (EK571LA#ABM)' (string)
  smbios.system.manufacturer = 'Hewlett-Packard' (string)

Bug # 61184 similar?

Changed in hal:
assignee: nobody → caravena
status: Unconfirmed → Needs Info


Please revise patch. Thanks!

Changed in hal:
status: Needs Info → Confirmed
Changed in hal:
assignee: caravena → pitti
Martin Pitt (pitti) wrote :

This patch looks a bit too broad; the person who initially added it certainly had good reasons for it; so it seem the rules should be more specific here?

Thanks Martin Pitt for you response.

How to debugging HAL?


Hi Christian,

There hasn't been any recent activity in this bug report. Just curious if this is still and issue in the latest Hardy Alpha, hal version 0.5.10-5ubuntu8. Thanks.

Changed in hal:
status: Confirmed → Incomplete
Martin Pitt (pitti) wrote :

Fixed in hardy.

Changed in hal:
status: Incomplete → Fix Released
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