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Re: ACPI, APM and power failures



Any idea why both ACPI and DPMS are activated by default in Fedora then
? Is it a bug ?

PS: and what about APM ? Can it run while ACPI runs too ?

On Wed, 2003-10-22 at 07:27, Shawn Houston wrote:
> You must disable DPMS if you use ACPI. I did this with a hammer (I
> edited the X start files). It would be nice if this were done by
> whatever is detecting ACPI support. (Yes, magic things happen when you
> use acpi=on on the command line, so I know this is being detected)
> 
> -Shawn
> 
> On Tue, 2003-10-21 at 03:44, Julien Olivier wrote:
> > Hi
> > 
> > I've just installed Fedora Core 1 test 3.
> > 
> > The biggest problem I have with it is that my Fujitsu/Siemens Amilo D
> > laptop tends to shutdown on its own from time to time (2/3 times a day)
> > while I'm actively using it (typing texts, playing videos) or when it is
> > not used (screensaver on).
> > 
> > At first, I thought it was hardware-related. But, having Windows XP on
> > another partition, I could see that the problem didn't happen on Windows
> > XP. So the problem seems to come from Fedora.
> > 
> > Then, I tried to de-activate both acpid and apmd. And the problem seems
> > to have gone away and I'm happy :)
> > 
> > Now, my questions are:
> > 
> >  - Why are both acpid and apmd activated by default ? Aren't they
> > mutually exclusive ?
> > 
> >  - What could possibly be the cause of the problem ?
> > 
> >  - How could I help find the exact cause of the problem ?
> > 
> > Thanks for your help.
-- 
Julien Olivier <julo altern org>




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