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Re: powertop on squeeze segfaults if one uses a backports kernel

* Stuart Rowan <strr-backports-users@decisionsoft.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Newer kernels (e.g. the 3.2.0 in bpo) have something about them that
> causes squeeze's powertop to seg. fault shortly after it first draws
> the screen.
> Newer powertop (2.0+) seems to work fine. Do you think someone could
> backport the current wheezy powertop to squeeze?

There is a fixed version in squeeze-proposed-updates which works for me,
with the older one I had the same problems.
| powertop (1.11-1+squeeze1) stable; urgency=low
|   * Non-maintainer upload.
|     * Fix segfault on newer kernels with large config files.


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