Call For Testing: pm-utils-powersave-policy

Chase Douglas chase.douglas at
Fri Mar 19 13:26:03 GMT 2010

On Fri, Mar 19, 2010 at 4:48 AM, Matt Zimmerman <mdz at> wrote:
> 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?

Yep, I'm looking into it and will ask upstream as well to be sure
there isn't some bad interaction I haven't thought of.


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