[Bug 34233] Re: g-p-m failing to use DPMS to power off display

drberg1000 drberg1000 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 2 15:52:05 UTC 2006

On 11/2/06, Richard Hughes <richard at hughsie.com> wrote:
> >Meaning if lid=closed you will never get a running screensaver nor will it ever dpms.
> >Only if lid=open it will dpms !!!
> Incorrect. If the lid is closed then the automatic DPMS timeout is
> disabled, and the lid DPMS is forced off. When the lid id re-opened,
> then the DPMS is turned on, and the timeout restored. It sounds like you
> may be suffering from an ACPI problem (or a bios or hardware problem)
> where the lid status is not being detected correctly.

So if I read this correctly you think the lid state problem is (in my
case) causing this bug and to address the issue I should file the bug
with ACPI.  Is that correct?


g-p-m failing to use DPMS to power off display

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