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RE: [vox-tech] Laptop Going to Sleep In Console Mode
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RE: [vox-tech] Laptop Going to Sleep In Console Mode



Thanks,

The options in the bios, however, are extremely limited and this
unfortunately is not one of them.

Dan

> -----Original Message-----
> From: vox-tech-admin@lists.lugod.org [mailto:vox-tech-
> admin@lists.lugod.org] On Behalf Of Peter Jay Salzman
> Sent: Wednesday, December 03, 2003 8:55 AM
> To: vox-tech@lists.lugod.org
> Subject: Re: [vox-tech] Laptop Going to Sleep In Console Mode
> 
> you can usually turn options like this on and off in bios.
> 
> pete
> 
> 
> On Wed 03 Dec 03,  8:32 AM, Daniel Hurt <dwhurt@ucdavis.edu> said:
> > Greetings,
> >
> > I have a Dell Inspiron 2600 Laptop and I recently noticed a feature that
> is
> > quite annoying and cannot figure out how to turn it off.  When working
> in
> > the console, about every 5 minutes or so, the console will go to sleep.
> The
> > only way to wake the display back up is to switch to tty7 where the
> > X-Windows session is running and then switch back to the terminal that I
> was
> > working on.  It seems to me that the computer does not recognize that
> the
> > keyboard is being used and so sleeps the monitor to conserve power, but
> this
> > happens even when the laptop is running on AC power.  Also, it seems
> that if
> > I am switching between consoles (tty1 - tty6) it does not go into sleep
> > mode.  Once it is in sleep mode, however, only switching to tty7 will
> wake
> > the screen back up.
> >
> > I was wondering if anyone knows of a solution to this problem or a
> feature
> > that I can disable.  I work most of the time in the console, and so it
> is
> > really quite frustrating to have to have the screen blank out on oneself
> > every 5-10 minutes.
> >
> >
> > Thanks in Advance,
> >
> > Dan Hurt
> >
> > System Specs:
> > Gentoo Linux
> > 2.6.0 Kernel
> > Possibly Relevant Kernel Options Enabled:
> > - ACPI Support Enabled
> > 	- AC Adapter
> > 	- Battery
> > 	- Button
> > 	- Fan
> > 	- Processor
> > 	- Thermal Zone
> > 	- Relaxed AML
> > 	- Power Management Timer Support
> 
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