Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 81627
hwbrowser crashes upon loading
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:38:04 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.2b) Gecko/20021022
Description of problem:
Upon running hwbrowser, a window briefly displays, before disappearing and a
Python error message is printed to standard output/error.
This bug sounds exactly like
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=61917 except it affects Phoebe.
Incidentally, this system (Toshiba Satellite 3000 laptop) has fancy hardware
such as wireless, firewire, usb, smartmedia, pcmcia cards etc etc.
Additional information contains the text/message that was printed to stderr/stdout.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run hwbrowser
Actual Results: After a few seconds, a windows appears, then disappear followed
by a crash.
Expected Results: hwbrowser shouldn't crash and should display useful information.
[root@localhost root]# hwbrowser
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/share/hwbrowser/DeviceList.py", line 203, in ?
"/usr/share/hwbrowser/DeviceList.py", line 150, in reread_device_type_list
list.set (iter, 0, hardware.get_category_string (key), 1, key)
"/usr/share/hwbrowser/DeviceList.py", line 91, in get_category_string
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 74956 ***
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.