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Re: why is gdm ignoring dpms



On Sun, 2009-03-22 at 15:59 +0100, François Patte wrote:
> I have dpms enabled in xorg.conf file:
>
> Section "Monitor"
>     # HorizSync source: edid, VertRefresh source: edid
>     Identifier     "Monitor0"
>     VendorName     "LG"
>     ModelName      "LG L1920P"
>     HorizSync       30.0 - 71.0
>     VertRefresh     56.0 - 75.0
>     Option          "DPMS"
> EndSection
>
> log confirm this fact (Xorg.0.log):
>
> (**) Option "dpms"
> (**) NVIDIA(0): DPMS enabled
>
> But gdm refuses to apply this. Why.

I don't know about now, since gdm has changed so much, and become very
broken; but I seem to recall that in the past, you could put a copy of
your xorg.conf file into the /etc/gdm directory and gdm would use it.

I could be thinking of RHGB, but I think GDM had the same thing.

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