[Xubuntu] Unable to restart

Bug #437333 reported by Lionel Le Folgoc on 2009-09-26
This bug affects 4 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
update-notifier (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: update-notifier

I installed yesterday's Xubuntu daily live in a virtual machine for testing, and after the kernel update, update-notifier displays a dialog asking to reboot, but is unable to perform it, see attached screenshots.

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
Date: Sat Sep 26 21:29:14 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
Package: update-notifier 0.88
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-11.36-generic
SourcePackage: update-notifier

Steps to Reproduce
1. Install xubuntu/boot xubuntu livecd
2. sudo /usr/share/update-notifier/notify-reboot-required
3. sudo apt-get update (to trigger the notification monitor)
4. poke the restart required circle in the notification area
5. select Restart Now and see the error message popup
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-11-generic i686

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Lionel Le Folgoc (mrpouit) wrote :
Lionel Le Folgoc (mrpouit) wrote :
Lionel Le Folgoc (mrpouit) wrote :
Steve Beattie (sbeattie) on 2009-09-29
Changed in update-notifier (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → Medium
Steve Beattie (sbeattie) on 2009-09-29
description: updated
Michael Vogt (mvo) wrote :

Thanks for your bugreport.

This should be fixed in bzr by using hal if that is available for shutdown.

Changed in update-notifier (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package update-notifier - 0.89

update-notifier (0.89) karmic; urgency=low

  [ Mario Limonciello ]
  * src/reboot.c:
    - Fallback to HAL if possible to reboot (LP: #437333)

  [ Michael Vogt ]
  * src/reboot.c:
    - wait for pending aptdaemon transactions before showing
      the reboot required dialog (LP: #445634)
  * src/update.c:
    - fix small memleak

 -- Michael Vogt <email address hidden> Fri, 09 Oct 2009 16:40:44 +0200

Changed in update-notifier (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
tags: added: iso-testing
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