Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 810638
Power management is crazy. Battery indicator on PC not laptop
Last modified: 2013-02-13 09:43:02 EST
Created attachment 575930 [details]
Output of: dmesg, lspci, lsusb, /var/log/messages and screenshots of the problem
Description of problem:
I installed Fedora 16 on my PC. After installation, everything went perfectly but after installing updates power management is crazy. I installed Fedora 16 on a PC (not laptop) and the latest kernel thinks my computer is a laptop. In the login screen and after logging to desktop in systray battery icon is displayed. Quite often it happens that the computer hibernates because of low battery while I was directly connected to the AC (not laptop).
On kernel 3.1.0-7 all works fine but after upgrade to kernel 3.3.0-8 or 3.3.1-2 fedroa not working correctly.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
$ cat /etc/fedora-release
Fedora release 16 (Verne)
Linux vlado-desktop 3.3.1-2.fc16.i686 #1 SMP Tue Apr 3 01:44:31 UTC 2012 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install Fedora 16 from Live CD
2. Battery indicator not displayed
3. install all updates and reboot
4. new kernel is shown in grub2
5. in gdm screen and after logging to desktop is battery indicator displayed in systray
6. message Battery is critically low appears randomly and sometimes that happens, the computer hibernates
My desktop randomly hibernates because message Battery is critiaclly low appears even though that my computer is not laptop
No battery indicator and any unexpected hibernations
nothing happens after adding boot options "noacpi" and "apm=off" to the /etc/default/grub.
Thank you for your help and sorry for my bad English
I'm guessing you have a wireless keyboard or mouse that is reporting battery status and is confusing the desktop.
Can you provide the output of:
This is probably a duplicate of 806295
Yes, I have wireless mouse, specifically Apple Magic Mouse which in Ubuntu works perfectly.
Created attachment 576520 [details]
output of acpidum
Created attachment 576521 [details]
Output of upower --dump
upower is picking up your battery from the mouse now that the kernel reports it. The kernel doesn't really seem to be doing anything wrong in this regard.
Yes this is a duplicate of 806295. But, where i can disable reporting of battery state for this wireless device?
Sorry for duplicated bug
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