Bug 810638 - Power management is crazy. Battery indicator on PC not laptop
Power management is crazy. Battery indicator on PC not laptop
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: upower (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Richard Hughes
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-04-07 10:35 EDT by Vladimir Darak
Modified: 2013-02-13 09:43 EST (History)
8 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2013-02-13 09:42:59 EST
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Output of: dmesg, lspci, lsusb, /var/log/messages and screenshots of the problem (1.03 MB, application/x-gzip)
2012-04-07 10:35 EDT, Vladimir Darak
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output of acpidum (120.70 KB, application/octet-stream)
2012-04-10 13:15 EDT, Vladimir Darak
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Output of upower --dump (1.05 KB, application/octet-stream)
2012-04-10 13:15 EDT, Vladimir Darak
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Description Vladimir Darak 2012-04-07 10:35:11 EDT
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

How reproducible:

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
Actual results:
My desktop randomly hibernates because message Battery is critiaclly low appears even though that my computer is not laptop

Expected results:
No battery indicator and any unexpected hibernations

Additional info:
nothing happens after adding boot options "noacpi" and "apm=off" to the /etc/default/grub.
Comment 1 Vladimir Darak 2012-04-07 10:38:48 EDT
Thank you for your help and sorry for my bad English
Comment 2 Josh Boyer 2012-04-09 09:26:13 EDT
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:

upower --dump

This is probably a duplicate of 806295
Comment 3 Vladimir Darak 2012-04-10 13:14:11 EDT
Yes, I have wireless mouse, specifically Apple Magic Mouse which in Ubuntu works perfectly.
Comment 4 Vladimir Darak 2012-04-10 13:15:00 EDT
Created attachment 576520 [details]
output of acpidum
Comment 5 Vladimir Darak 2012-04-10 13:15:42 EDT
Created attachment 576521 [details]
Output of upower --dump
Comment 6 Josh Boyer 2012-04-10 13:26:47 EDT
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.
Comment 7 Vladimir Darak 2012-04-10 13:39:22 EDT
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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