Bug 237791 - Should disable Power button when Lid used to suspend
Should disable Power button when Lid used to suspend
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: pm-utils (Show other bugs)
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Blocks: 237760
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Reported: 2007-04-25 10:09 EDT by Bastien Nocera
Modified: 2015-03-04 20:18 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-05-22 08:39:01 EDT
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Description Bastien Nocera 2007-04-25 10:09:46 EDT
The Dell designers had the great idea of putting the power button on the outside
of the laptop, rather than protected by the lid.

So when suspended, it's possible that the laptop will wake up during transport
with the power button being accidentally pressed.

When the lid is closed, the power button should be disabled as an ACPI wake up
device.

The power button:
http://support.euro.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/latd420/en/PG124en1/about.htm#wp1223065
Comment 1 Bastien Nocera 2007-04-25 10:11:42 EDT
I obviously forgot to mention that the laptop was a Dell Latitude D420
Comment 2 David Zeuthen 2007-05-01 13:11:58 EDT
Is this even possible? It's also probably better to do this from HAL since you
want all the quirks in one central place...
Comment 3 Bastien Nocera 2007-05-22 08:39:01 EDT
The power button doesn't do anything when the lid is closed. Fixed in hardware!

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