Bug 483388 - Problem with detection of laptop lid open/close
Problem with detection of laptop lid open/close
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: guidance-power-manager (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Rex Dieter
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2009-01-31 07:59 EST by Troels Kofoed Jacobsen
Modified: 2009-11-18 16:17 EST (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2009-11-18 16:17:50 EST
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Description Troels Kofoed Jacobsen 2009-01-31 07:59:07 EST
Description of problem:
My screen doesn't lock when laptop lid is closed, although this is set in guidance power manager.

Also once in a while (every 5th boot or so) when i start kde i get the message:
"Laptop lid is closed, blanking screen now"
This appears in a popup, and afterwords the screen blanks briefly, and i have to type my password to unlock.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
I have have had this problem since the release of Fedora 10. 
(I have not had this problem on other dists before changing to Fedora when version 10 arrived, so it is probably not hardware related)

I'm using up to date Fedora 10 (kernel with kde4 (4.1.4)

I'm not sure this is guidance-power-manager related, maybe it is in kernel and/or acpi
Comment 1 Rex Dieter 2009-01-31 08:44:54 EST
rpm -q acpid dbus guidance-power-manager kdelibs

If acpid isn't installed, please do so (and ensure you have the latest dbus):
yum install acpid dbus
and reboot.

Do problems persist?
Comment 2 Troels Kofoed Jacobsen 2009-01-31 08:51:46 EST
They are both installed and updated:

Package acpid-1.0.6-9.fc10.x86_64 already installed and latest version
Package 1:dbus-1.2.4-2.fc10.x86_64 already installed and latest version
Comment 3 Troels Kofoed Jacobsen 2009-01-31 08:54:27 EST
Oups forgot something:
rpm -q acpid dbus guidance-power-manager kdelibs:
Comment 4 Orion Poplawski 2009-03-02 12:14:16 EST
See upstream bug for a patch to fix the mis-detection on login issue.  Still present in 4.2.0-1.
Comment 5 Rex Dieter 2009-03-02 12:23:05 EST
Thanks, we'll give the patch a whirl, and recommend and push harder for upstream inclusion once it's been field-tested a bit more.
Comment 6 Steven M. Parrish 2009-04-27 14:08:32 EDT
Still an issue or did the patch solve the problem?
Comment 7 Troels Kofoed Jacobsen 2009-04-27 14:26:30 EDT
I'm on 4.2.2 now and using the included power-devil instead of guidance. I'm still seeing some strangeness, though. E.g. it sometimes suspends when unplugging power, regardless of battery state. Laptop lid open/close does not seem to be registered.
Comment 8 Steven M. Parrish 2009-09-07 21:50:25 EDT
Ping any movement on this Rex?

Steven M. Parrish - KDE Triage Master
                  - PackageKit Triager
Fedora Bugzappers volunteer triage team
Comment 9 Bug Zapper 2009-11-18 05:56:09 EST
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Approximately 30 (thirty) days from now Fedora will stop maintaining
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Comment 10 Steven M. Parrish 2009-11-18 16:17:50 EST
With F10 going EOL next month, and the fact that this package has been retired going to close this as WONTFIX

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