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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

On Wed 03 Dec 03, 10:20 AM, Daniel Hurt <dwhurt@ucdavis.edu> said:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: vox-tech-admin@lists.lugod.org [mailto:vox-tech-
> > admin@lists.lugod.org] On Behalf Of Mark Street
> > Sent: Wednesday, December 03, 2003 9:38 AM
> > To: vox-tech@lists.lugod.org
> > Subject: Re: [vox-tech] Laptop Going to Sleep In Console Mode
> > 
> > Most likely an apm feature that was activated.
> >
> I am not sure what you mean by this.  I am not using APM at the moment and
> have all its features disabled in the Kernel.  I am using ACPI instead.  Are
> they direct replacements for one another?  I was under the impression that
> they were very different.
> > 
> > Do you use KDE or Gnome?
> > The place to look would be in /etc, on Red Hat it is located in
> > /etc/sysconfig/apmd and /etc/sysconfig/apm-scripts/
> > 
> I am using Gnome when I have to use X.  I poked around a little in gnome and
> could not really find something similar when I was disabling the screen
> saver.  The apmd service is currently not running and is not set up to start
> with the computer (located in /etc/init.d/ ).
> > If you use KDE you can reset this behavior in Control Center - Power
> > Control -
> > Display Power Control.  I assume you may have activated this and not known
> > the consequences.  Read the apmd file referenced above and the apmscript
> > file
> > found in apm-scripts directory... or something like it as I am not that
> > familiar with gentoo filesystem structure.

dumb questions -- have you tried looking at the linux-for-laptops site
for issues with your particular laptop?  google?


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