Call For Testing: pm-utils-powersave-policy

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Fri Mar 19 08:48:10 GMT 2010

On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 09:03:26PM -0400, Chase Douglas wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 9:00 PM, Chase Douglas <chase.douglas at> wrote:
> > Can you try running "bash -x
> > /usr/lib/pm-utils/power.d/powersave-policy-dirty-writeback" to see if
> > you get any errors? If not, then there may be a bashism that isn't
> > working right in dash (which doesn't have -x unfortunately).
> I should have looked closer the first time:
> /usr/lib/pm-utils/power.d/powersave-policy-console-dpms true:
>     Setting /dev/tty1 console powerdown timeout to 1 minute(s)
> Returned exit code 1.
> Can you run that under bash -x to see where the problem may lie?

Unless the scripts truly depend on a strict ordering, perhaps a failure in
one script should not prevent the rest of them from being run?

 - mdz

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