"disabling power management in edgy" was Re: ubuntu-users Digest, Vol 29, Issue 136
keng2004 at verizon.net
Mon Jan 15 10:39:06 UTC 2007
that worked for me.....thank you very much! :)On Sun, 2007-01-14 at
23:56 +0100, cyrille henry wrote:
> > Message: 4
> > Date: Sun, 14 Jan 2007 14:51:11 -0500
> > From: "Jeffrey F. Bloss" <jbloss at tampabay.rr.com>
> > Subject: Re: "disabling power management in edgy"
> > To: ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
> > Message-ID: <20070114145111.7efbbcd8 at chisel>
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> > ken gross wrote:
> >> here is my problem, and from what i have found out through the forums,
> >> google, and various other places, this is a serious thing that needs
> >> to be addressed:
> >> i have disabled all power management settings in edgy, including
> >> commenting out the dpms section in xorg.conf, and doing the setterm
> >> settings, but my monitor will still go to sleep after about 15 minutes
> >> of inactivity! this is very annoying when trying to watch a movie as
> >> many others have experienced.
> i had the same problem.
> i put :
> Option "BlankTime" "0"
> Option "StandbyTime" "0"
> Option "OffTime" "0"
> Option "SuspendTime" "0"
> in my serverLayout in the xorg.conf and my screen is never going black again.
> >> what i would like to know first of all, is there some setting i may be
> >> missing, and secondly, is there a plan in the works to correct this
> >> flaw? by the way, i am using an ati radeon 9600 with fglrx driver.
> > It may not be much help, but I have a general thought about the
> > problem. It may be that disabling/removing all your power management
> > setting will make it impossible to resolve your issues. Movie players
> > in general rely on those things being present so they can shut them off.
> > If there's nothing to "shut off"... it may be that something, even
> > firmware/BIOS, is defaulting to some sort of standard power saving
> > feature.
> > I'd say your best bet is to get things working they way they should
> > rather than ripping and tearing to try and remove the problem by brute
> > force. :)
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