Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 365751
powertop suggests usbcore autosuspend when it shouldnt
Last modified: 2009-07-15 04:22:29 EDT
powertop-1.8 suggests to enable usbcore.autosuspend when autosuspend is already
set. In function suggest_usb_autosuspend(), it checks the value of autosuspend
in the sysfs tree with this statement :
if (!strtoull(line, NULL,10)<1)
need_hint = 1;
and the "!" is probably not wanted here, if we want to suggest the user when
autosuspend is "0".
This appears to be fixed upstream in version 1.9. Can we get this package
updated to the latest version and pushed out?
I'm seeing this bug on my Fedora 8 machines.
powertop-1.9-2.fc8 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 8
powertop-1.9-2.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 testing repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
If you want to test the update, you can install it with
su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update powertop'. You can provide feedback for this update here: http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/F8/FEDORA-2008-1523
powertop-1.9-2.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
I think that powertop still has this bug. powertop appears to be fairly
unmaintained at the moment (no commits since 13th December 2007), and a number
of patches are queuing up on the mailing list.
I posted a solution to this USB problem here:
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
More information and reason for this action is here:
The powertop maintainer has reappeared, and I believe commit 275 in powertop
subversion fixed this.
Yes, I confirm that patch from comment #5 does the right thing.
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