Issues found w.r.t Power Manager

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at
Wed Feb 23 13:24:53 CET 2011

On mer., 2011-02-23 at 16:24 +0530, Zenwalker wrote:
> I did observe the following stuffs on XFCE 4.6.1 on Zenwalk 6.4 over
> my production laptop Dell Vostro 3500. Could any body kindly re-check
> these stuffs if reproducible on XFCE 4.8.
> 1. Upon suspending the laptop and back on, the Power manager wont be
> running at all. Have to manually start over.

Not reproducible on 4.6

> 2. If Power manager has been configured to put off the display after X
> seconds/minutes, it does so for some number of times, but later fails
> to do so. Have to quite the power manager from system tray and start
> again.

Not reproducible on 4.6.

> 3. If XFLOCK4 command is run (or via menu button) to lock the screen,
> and when screen is unlocked. The power manager no more works as its
> indented too. Means, it doesnt put off the display as per its
> configured. 

Xflock4 is just a wrapper, it'd be nice t ok know what is really run.
Note that xscreensaver will happily override (break) any DPMS settings
you might set in xfpm.


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