Bug 596326 - gpm does not enable dpms on external monitor connected to laptop
Summary: gpm does not enable dpms on external monitor connected to laptop
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-power-manager
Version: 13
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Richard Hughes
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-05-26 15:40 UTC by Alex Deucher
Modified: 2011-06-27 16:43 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2011-06-27 16:43:06 UTC
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Description Alex Deucher 2010-05-26 15:40:58 UTC
Description of problem:
When I have the lid closed on my laptop and have the LVDS panel disabled and use an external monitor, gpm does not turn off the external monitor (DPMS off); it only blanks it (monitor is still on).  If I have the lid open and the LVDS enabled, gpm turns off the monitor fine.  DPMS off works fine if I force it manually, e.g., xset dpms force off

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. connect external monitor
2. enable external monitor with xrandr
3. disable LVDS with xrandr
4. close lid

Actual results:
screen is blanked, but DPMS off is not enabled.

Expected results:
DPMS off should be enabled

Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2011-06-02 13:24:28 UTC
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Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2011-06-27 16:43:06 UTC
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