[manjaro-dev] help reporting a kernel bug badly needed

kendell clark coffeekingms at gmail.com
Sun Aug 21 20:30:44 CEST 2016

Well, I'll never do that again. I had no idea that system report from
windows would give you guys so much useless info. Oh well, if it gets
the kernel bug solved it was worth it. I just hope I didn't cause any
problems with my attachment.
Kendell Clark

kendell clark wrote:
> hi all
> I've just reinstalled sonar onto my wife's pc today. After a round of
> updates it refused to boot, displaying a screenful of text I couldn't
> read, so I reinstalled. It was quick and painless, I can't tell you how
> many times that has saved my bacon, you guys deserve a ton of credit.
> It'll be even better once calamares is accessible. But anyway, I have a
> very odd bug that I'd like to report to the kernel folks but I'm not on
> their mailing lists. To tell you the truth, all I've heard about the
> amount of knowledge you're expected to have before reporting a bug I'm a
> little too intimidated to join up. So I've created a system report from
> mellisa's windows 7 install which has all the hardware details and I'll
> attach it hear, compressed since it's a couple of megabytes. However
> it's a mid 2008 toshiba sattelite l355 laptop, with 4 gb of ram
> (originally 3.0), an intel xpress 4 series chipset integrated graphics,
> an atheros wireless card, a realtek ethernet card, and an intel sound
> card. The problem is that the system won't recognize that the charger
> has been plugged in or unplugged until you put the laptop to sleep and
> then awaken it. What I mean by "recognize" is that the desktop
> environment won't dim the screen or play the sound, and there are no
> kernel messages saying it has recognized it so I'm "assuming" it's not
> seeing it. Would someone mind reporting this to the kernel folks and
> helping me get this fixed? I'm running kernel version 4.6.7, I can
> gladly provide a list of kernel modules on request, and I'll do my best
> to get any other info they need. This has happened on every single
> kernel I've ever booted on this machine apart from windows. Help greatly
> appreciated.
> Thanks
> Kendell Clark

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