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Re: why is gdm ignoring dpms



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Le 22/03/2009 23:28, Tim a écrit :
> 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 tried this and it seems to work.... at least one time! I will see today.

Saying this "mezzo voce", some people could break this too in next release.

Thanks.

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François Patte
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Université Paris Descartes
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F-75270 Paris Cedex 06
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http://www.math-info.univ-paris5.fr/~patte
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