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Re: F9 - DPMS not working



John Horne wrote:

> On Thu, 2008-05-29 at 18:29 +0100, John Horne wrote:
>>
>> Using F9, with KDE 4.0.4 desktop, my LCD display never seems to enter
>> power-saving mode. I have a screensaver configured to kick in after 5
>> mins, and that works fine. The Xorg log file shows that DPMS is enabled,
>> as does 'xset -q'. Running 'xset dpms force off' (or standy/suspend) and
>> the screen turns off, so it can do it. I have left the system for nearly
>> an hour, but the monitor is still on. This occurred under the vesa
>> driver, but I have today installed the latest Nvidia drivers and the
>> problem still exists. F8, using the same hardware, had no such problem.
>> 
> Upon further investigation, the problem *only* occurs if the "Start
> automatically" option is set when configuring a screensaver. Disable the
> option, and DPMS works as expected. Most odd. Bugzilla'd at
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=449280
> 
> This is not a graphics card driver problem.

Not necessarily.  I'd still feel better if you could reproduce using
fedora-provided drivers.

Fwiw, I can't reproduce this (so far).

-- Rex


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