PowerTOP: audio device active 100% of the time, how to file bug?

Sebastian Kügler sebas at kde.org
Fri Mar 5 13:40:45 GMT 2010

On Monday 01 March 2010 14:05:51 Alexander van Loon wrote:
> Please see this – https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/521424 – bug
> report. To make a long story short: PowerTOP notices that one or two
> audio devices are active 100% of the time, thus causing unnecessary
> power consumption. However, this only occurred on Kubuntu 9.10, Ubuntu
> 9.10 wasn’t affected and had a significantly lower power consumption.
> The problem is still present on Kubuntu Lucid, both with the standard
> kernel and the 2.6.33 kernel. This was all tested with fresh
> installations.
> As you can read in my bug report, I spent quite some time researching
> this and figuring out what was going on, but I still wasn’t sure for
> which package I should file a bug report, and to whom it should be
> assigned, exactly because only Kubuntu seems to be affected. The bug
> report is a few weeks old now, without any response.
> My question is, can anyone tell me to which person(s) I should bring
> this bug to attention, and what information I should provide in my bug
> report to help getting it fixed?

Have you tried using different phonon backends? (There might be a difference between 
the xine and gstreamer backend, as we've seen in the past.)

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