Bug 31517 - Control Center and DPMS do not get along
Control Center and DPMS do not get along
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: control-center (Show other bugs)
7.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jonathan Blandford
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-03-12 11:45 EST by Michal Jaegermann
Modified: 2013-04-02 00:15 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-06-19 14:37:31 EDT
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Description Michal Jaegermann 2001-03-12 11:45:27 EST
'control-center' is messing up DPMS values.  With values for standby,
suspend and off set in XF86Config-4 file and DPMS turned on  I see
the following (first control-center settings and second values from
'xset q'; a monitor behaves as xset says).

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"No Screensaver" and "Use power managment" checked off

DPMS (Energy Star):
  Standby: 600    Suspend: 900    Off: 1800
  DPMS is Enabled

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"No Screensaver" and "Use power managment" checked on

DPMS (Energy Star):
  Standby: 0    Suspend: 0    Off: 2100
  DPMS is Enabled

(2100 is a sum in seconds of "Start After" and "Shutdown after" = 35
minutes
but Standby and Suspend were zeroed).

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"Random Screensaver" and "Use power managment" checked off

DPMS (Energy Star):
  Standby: 10    Suspend: 10    Off: 10
  DPMS is Disabled

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"Random Screensaver" and "Use power managment" checked on

DPMS (Energy Star):
  Standby: 10    Suspend: 10    Off: 10
  DPMS is Disabled

(yes, this is correct, DPMS is still disabled in the later case although
this would be really hard to guess from a control-center display).

  Michal
  michal@harddata.com
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2001-05-02 16:37:32 EDT
This should be fixed with the combination of xscreensaver-3.32-1 and
control-center-1.4.0.1-2.
Comment 2 Michal Jaegermann 2001-06-15 01:47:55 EDT
If this bug is RESOLVED then how come that it still present in "Florence"
for Alpha at the end of May?
Comment 3 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2001-06-15 07:48:20 EDT
It doesn't work for Intel either..
Comment 4 Bill Nottingham 2001-06-19 16:00:21 EDT
It's marked as resolved in rawhide because that's where the fix was.
It works fine for me with xscreensaver-3.32-2 & control-center-1.4.0.1-3.

Note that this *will* override any settings in the XFree86 config file.

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