No "drivers available" notification in final installation

Bug #442776 reported by Ian on 2009-10-05
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
jockey (Ubuntu)
Medium
Martin Pitt
Lucid
Medium
Martin Pitt

Bug Description

Installed Karmic Koala beta (AMD64) on a new Dell Latitude 6400. I did not get the standard (or any) "restricted drivers available" desktop notification so I spent a long time trying to figure out how to get the broadcom b4322 card to work (was showing up in lspci so it was very confusing). Also needed to enable NVidia 185 driver once I found I needed to go to system->administration->hardware drivers.

Ian (heavyheadedimg) wrote :

also I installed from DVD download (from torrent), not CD.

Philip Muškovac (yofel) on 2009-10-05
affects: ubuntu → jockey (Ubuntu)
Martin Pitt (pitti) on 2010-03-11
summary: - no "restricted drivers available" notification in 9.10
+ No "drivers available" notification in final installation
Changed in jockey (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: New → In Progress
importance: Undecided → High
assignee: nobody → Martin Pitt (pitti)
Martin Pitt (pitti) on 2010-03-11
Changed in jockey (Ubuntu Lucid):
milestone: none → ubuntu-10.04-beta-1
importance: High → Medium
Martin Pitt (pitti) wrote :

trunk r1610

Changed in jockey (Ubuntu Lucid):
assignee: Martin Pitt (pitti) → nobody
milestone: ubuntu-10.04-beta-1 → none
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
assignee: nobody → Martin Pitt (pitti)
Martin Pitt (pitti) wrote :

Sorry, that should have been "r610".

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package jockey - 0.5.8-0ubuntu1

---------------
jockey (0.5.8-0ubuntu1) lucid; urgency=low

  * New upstream bug fix release:
    - Make Control-C work properly. Thanks Adys! (LP: #479548)
    - Read system vendor/product from sysfs, not from hal
    - OSLib: Add new method has_repositories(), as a foundation for fixing
      #442776
    - backend.py, new_used_available(): Skip check if no package repositories
      are available, to avoid writing an empty cache file and thus never
      showing Jockey notifications again once they become available.
      (LP: #442776)
    - Shutdown D-BUS backend on UI shutdown, to not start the next UI with
      potentially outdated information.
    - backend.py: Expose has_repositories() and update_repository_indexes() to
      clients.
    - ui.py: Download/update package indexes if they are missing.
      (LP: #439530)
  * jockey/oslib.py: Provide an apt implementation of has_repositories().
  * jockey/oslib.py: Provide an apt implementation of
    update_repository_indexes().
 -- Martin Pitt <email address hidden> Thu, 11 Mar 2010 17:48:11 +0100

Changed in jockey (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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