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Re: Button/power: acpid/GNOME/FC5



On Wed, 2006-05-03 at 16:19 +0200, wwp wrote:
> Hello Aaron,
> 
> 
> On Wed, 03 May 2006 09:06:18 -0500 Aaron Konstam <akonstam sbcglobal net> wrote:
> 
> > On Wed, 2006-05-03 at 09:47 +0200, wwp wrote:
> > > Hey all,
> > > 
> > > 
> > > I've recently setup acpid on my FC5 to execute a script when the
> > > button/power is pressed. I did that using /etc/acpi/ files, as I did
> > > previously for the lid events and so on.
> > > 
> > > The funny thing is that it worked. Why funny? 'cause usually on the FC5
> > > GNOME desktop, pressing the power button raises a "Are you sure you want
> > > to log out" GNOME dialog, w/ logout/shutdown/restart buttons.
> > What script do you run when the button is pressed. It seems to me the
> > standard one of /sbin/shutdown would not deal with any Gnome dialog.
> [snip]
> 
> My /etc/acpi/events/hibernate.conf:
> 
> event=button/power
> action=/etc/acpi/actions/hibernate.sh
> 
> 
> My /etc/acpi/actions/hibernate.sh:
> 
> #!/bin/sh
> /usr/local/bin/gxmessage -center -wrap -name "Hibernate" -title "Hibernate" -buttons "OK:0,Cancel:1" -default "Cancel" "Suspend to disk now?" && \
>         /usr/sbin/pm-hibernate
> exit $?
> 
> Of course it's just a call to pm-hibernate from the pm-utils-0.15-1 package,
> I just added a dialog to ask for confirmation.
> 
> FYI, I use pm-utils to hibernate for weeks w/o any problem.
> 
> 
> But take care, maybe I wasn't precise enough: when the GNOME shutdown dialog
> stopped working (why?), I implemented my own hook for the power button (the
> attached script, thru acpid). Now that the GNOME shutdown dialog is back
> (why?), my custom stuff doesn't work anymore (I don't care, I succeeded in
> hibernating from the Fn+Hibernate button of my laptop).
> 
All this is interesting but when I try to install pm-utils (I can't find
it in a repo) rpm says it conflicts with bluez-utils.

Where did you get it and how did you get around that problem?
-- 
Aaron Konstam <akonstam sbcglobal net>


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