Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 966252
Kernel Linux 3.9.2-200.fc18.x86_64 and Gnome 3.6.3 - does not detect battery
Last modified: 2014-02-05 16:29:41 EST
Description of problem: Kernel Linux 3.9.2-200.fc18.x86_64 and Gnome 3.6.3 does not detect battery on Toshiba Satellite c655-s5503. System Settings > Power, does not offer configuration choices of hibernation or shutdown. No battery icon on desktop.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
How reproducible: Booting Kernel Linux 3.9.2-200.fc18.x86_64 with Gnome 3.6.3
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Booting Kernel Linux 3.9.2-200.fc18.x86_64 with Gnome 3.6.3
2. System Settings > Power - no configuration choices or detection of notebook battery
3. No battery icon on desktop
Actual results: Toshiba Satellite c655-s5503 battery charges and discharges normally. Kernel Linux 3.9.2-200.fc18.x86_64 with Gnome 3.6.3 performs normally. No configuration or detection of battery by Gnome Power Manager.
Expected results: Configuration of hibernate or shutdown of system, based on power level of battery. Icon on desktop indicate battery power level. Notification pop-ups of battery power level.
Additional info: Gnome Power Manager functioned normally - detecting battery, with Kernel Linux 3.8.11-200.fc18.x86_64 and Gnome 3.6.3
No fix with update to Kernel Linux 3.9.4-200.fc18.x86_64. Problem continuing of no detection of battery.
Confirming the same problem with Kernels 3.9.2-200.fc18.x86_64 and 3.9.4-200.fc18.x86_64 on a Toshiba Satellite X855-043. However, all works fine on the same machine running kernel 3.8.6-203.fc18.x86_64, and on a Toshiba Satellite Pro L650-00N running kernel 3.8.8-202.fc18.x86_64.
Tested F19 beta with Gnome 3.8 - updated system current to today, 2013-06-12. No fix for Power Management of battery and Toshiba Satellite c655-s5503. Battery not recognized in notebook - hardware treated like desktop, so battery drain is heavier.
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