Laptop lockup

NoOp glgxg at
Mon Feb 25 17:23:35 UTC 2008

On 02/25/2008 06:29 AM, Neil Cherry wrote:
> Neil Cherry wrote:
>> A new interesting note, I logged in on one of the consoles and
>> now when I need to step away from the computer I simply switch
>> over to that console. So far no lockups, but I haven't put it
>> to much of a test so far. I'll test it overnight this way to see
>> how it is in the morning.
> The laptop stay up and running all night as long as I switched
> over to the vty before leaving it sit for hours. I think this
> may indicate a problem with something under X but that's just
> a guess.

So it's most likely gdm & power settings. Try the gconf-editor and the
apps/gnome-power-manager settings. Perhaps the
apps/gnome-power-manager/lock blank_screen etc.

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