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Bug 154481

Summary: battstat-applet eats cpu when i have second battery in laptop
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Jeff Pearson <rh>
Component: gnome-appletsAssignee: Ray Strode [halfline] <rstrode>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact: Mike McLean <mikem>
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Description Jeff Pearson 2005-04-12 04:41:00 UTC
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Description of problem:
When I have just the main battery, everything's fine.  But when the second battery is in the machine too, the battstat-applet eats CPU and must be killed.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Have laptop with two batteries
2. Try to add the battstat-applet to the gnome panel
3. Watch CPU usage skyrocket and battstat-applet fail to work

Expected Results:  battstat-applet should give useful information, or at least die gracefully

Additional info:


Gateway 450rog laptop (centrino), up to date BIOS, XFCE battery monitor works fine.

Comment 1 David Zeuthen 2005-04-18 15:49:22 UTC
This looks like a duplicate of bug 154482. I'm curious whether the XFCE battery
monitor shows status for both batteries though?

Comment 2 Matthias Clasen 2006-11-27 04:08:04 UTC
Thank you for the bug report. However, Fedora Project no longer maintains this
version of the product. Please upgrade to the latest version and open a new bug
if the problem persists.

The Fedora Legacy project ( maintains some older
releases, and if you believe this bug is interesting to them, please report the
problem against Fedora Legacy component