[Pkg-acpi-devel] Bug#555110: acpi-support: lid events affect external monitor as well as laptop panel
bdl at fwr.on.ca
Sun Nov 8 14:42:05 UTC 2009
/etc/acpi/lid.sh appears to treat open and close lid events by calling
But the screensaver routines affect all monitors connected, including
my external monitor.
So after I close the lid, both my external monitor and panel go off.
And when I move the mouse, they both come back on.
But I don't want the panel on when the lid is closed. It gets hot and
burns up energy.
lid.sh should affect only the panel and be independent of the
I have modified mine by adding "xrandr --output LVDS --off" and
"xrandr --output LVDS --auto" after the two "export DISPLAY=" lines
and removing the screensaver stuff there.
But this only works when LVDS is the panel name. Other drivers may
have different names for the panel?
-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
APT prefers testing
APT policy: (990, 'testing')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Kernel: Linux 126.96.36.199 (SMP w/2 CPU cores; PREEMPT)
Locale: LANG=en_CA.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_CA.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Versions of packages acpi-support depends on:
ii acpi-support-base 0.123-1 scripts for handling base ACPI eve
ii acpid 1.0.10-2 Utilities for using ACPI power man
ii dmidecode 2.9-1.1 Dump Desktop Management Interface
ii finger 0.17-13 user information lookup program
ii hdparm 9.15-1 tune hard disk parameters for high
ii laptop-detect 0.13.7 attempt to detect a laptop
ii libc6 2.9-25 GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii lsb-base 3.2-23 Linux Standard Base 3.2 init scrip
ii pm-utils 1.2.5-4 utilities and scripts for power ma
ii powermgmt-base 1.30+nmu1 Common utils and configs for power
ii x11-xserver-utils 7.4+2 X server utilities
Versions of packages acpi-support recommends:
ii dbus 1.2.16-2 simple interprocess messaging syst
ii hal 0.5.13-3 Hardware Abstraction Layer
ii nvclock 0.8b4-1 Allows you to overclock your nVidi
ii radeontool 1.5-5 utility to control ATI Radeon back
ii toshset 1.75-1 Access much of the Toshiba laptop
Versions of packages acpi-support suggests:
pn laptop-mode-tools <none> (no description available)
-- no debconf information
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