recommended way to test power management?

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at
Sat Sep 3 20:28:35 CDT 2005

On Sat, Sep 03, 2005 at 03:02:01PM -0700, Adam Lydick wrote:
> Since Lid-close does nothing(?) by default, what is the recommended way 
> to test that entry in the template? Should we just verify that it does 
> nothing?

It shouldn't work at the moment. If it's in the templates, that's 
probably an error. The correct way to test power management is:

1) Edit /etc/default/acpi-support
2) Uncomment the ACPI_SLEEP line
3) Reboot
4) Press the sleep button or select suspend from the Gnome logout menu

Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at

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