Comment 5 for bug 1183293

Dennis Baudys (thecondordb) wrote :

Using Ubuntu 13.10 (64 bit), I have disabled speedstep function in bios and now I have the same problem with crashing indicator-cpufreq:

condor@herkules:~$ uname -a
Linux herkules 3.11.0-13-generic # 20-Ubuntu SMP Wed Oct 23 07:38:26 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

condor@herkules:~$ indicator-cpufreq
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/indicator-cpufreq", line 79, in <module>
    ind = MyIndicator(options.show_frequency)
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/indicator_cpufreq/indicator.py", line 99, in __init__
    self.update_ui()
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/indicator_cpufreq/indicator.py", line 110, in update_ui
    fmin, fmax, governor = cpufreq.get_policy(self.cpus[0])
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/indicator_cpufreq/cpufreq.py", line 143, in get_policy
    policy = (p.contents.min, p.contents.max, p.contents.governor.decode())
ValueError: NULL pointer access

condor@herkules:~$ sudo apt-cache policy indicator-cpufreq
indicator-cpufreq:
  Installiert: 0.2.2-0ubuntu1
  Installationskandidat: 0.2.2-0ubuntu1
  Versionstabelle:
 *** 0.2.2-0ubuntu1 0
        500 http://de.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy/universe amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

condor@herkules:~$ cat /proc/cpuinfo
processor : 0
vendor_id : GenuineIntel
cpu family : 15
model : 4
model name : Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.00GHz
stepping : 3
microcode : 0x5
cpu MHz : 3010.452
cache size : 2048 KB
physical id : 0
siblings : 2
core id : 0
cpu cores : 1
apicid : 0
initial apicid : 0
fpu : yes
fpu_exception : yes
cpuid level : 5
wp : yes
flags : fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush dts acpi mmx fxsr sse sse2 ss ht tm pbe syscall nx lm constant_tsc pebs bts nopl pni dtes64 monitor ds_cpl est cid cx16 xtpr
bogomips : 6020.90
clflush size : 64
cache_alignment : 128
address sizes : 36 bits physical, 48 bits virtual
power management:

processor : 1
vendor_id : GenuineIntel
cpu family : 15
model : 4
model name : Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.00GHz
stepping : 3
microcode : 0x5
cpu MHz : 3010.452
cache size : 2048 KB
physical id : 0
siblings : 2
core id : 0
cpu cores : 1
apicid : 1
initial apicid : 1
fpu : yes
fpu_exception : yes
cpuid level : 5
wp : yes
flags : fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush dts acpi mmx fxsr sse sse2 ss ht tm pbe syscall nx lm constant_tsc pebs bts nopl pni dtes64 monitor ds_cpl est cid cx16 xtpr
bogomips : 6020.90
clflush size : 64
cache_alignment : 128
address sizes : 36 bits physical, 48 bits virtual
power management: