#7992 NORM 9.1.0: Sugar control panel polls continuously

Zarro Boogs per Child bugtracker at laptop.org
Fri Aug 15 20:40:28 EDT 2008

#7992: Sugar control panel polls continuously
 Reporter:  gnu     |         Owner:  marco        
     Type:  defect  |        Status:  new          
 Priority:  normal  |     Milestone:  9.1.0        
Component:  sugar   |       Version:  not specified
 Keywords:  power   |   Next_action:  never set    
 Verified:  0       |     Blockedby:               
 Blocking:          |  
 It includes a search box with a blinking cursor, which makes the process
 wake up every second to blink it.

 This burns power unnecessarily.

 I noticed this by doing "strace -p NNNN" in the Linux console, aimed at
 the process called "python /usr/bin/sugar-shell", while the control panel
 was running.

Ticket URL: <http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/7992>
One Laptop Per Child <http://laptop.org/>
OLPC bug tracking system

More information about the Bugs mailing list