Issues found w.r.t Power Manager
shailesh.zenwalk at gmail.com
Fri Feb 25 18:24:24 CET 2011
I did ran xset -q command before and after using xflock command. Before it
will be enabled. But after using xflock, the dpms gets disabled. So i have
to run xset dpms again to enable it. Is there any way to set this when
screen is unlocked?
On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 12:39 PM, Yves-Alexis Perez <corsac at debian.org>wrote:
> First, please try to quote properly, this mail was really hard to read.
> On Thu, 2011-02-24 at 09:38 +0530, Zenwalker wrote:
> > >
> > > What do you mean by “its job”?
> > >
> > Like to put off the display or sleep the computer or any power
> > management
> > job its configured to do.
> Display off is lead by DPMS settings. So if you're indeed running
> xscreensaver then it might be the problem. It doesn't touch anything
> > If what you're using is xscreensaver, it will reset the DPMS settings
> > to
> > > what's configured inside xscreensaver.
> > I have disabled the screensaver. So when i lock the screen, its just
> > goes to
> > blank screen.
> I don't think you disabled xscreensaver, I think you just asked it to go
> to blank screen. There's an advanced tab with power management stuff.
> > Because then the xfpm DPMS settings are re-enabled.
> > >
> > Its good that these settings are not disabled. Or atleast be
> > re-enabled when
> > screen is unlocked. Right?
> They are not.
> > Again, xflock4 doesn't do anything.
> > >
> > > What you can do is check the output of xset -q.
> > For my test case, XFLOCK is the entry point right. But i dunno whats
> > behind
> > the scenes.
> Then find out? Check what is installed, what is running?
> > Any ways when i should check for xset command?
> Run it before, during and after screensaver activation (use ssh from
> another box or switch to first console). Run xset -q and what is
> important is the values at the end:
> DPMS (Energy Star):
> Standby: 0 Suspend: 0 Off: 0
> DPMS is Enabled
> Monitor is On
> Here they are disabled completely. Check for your install if it's set to
> what is set in xfpm or in xscreenaver at the various time.
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