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Old 12-29-2003, 03:50 AM   #1
stelmed
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ACPI Display Power Control Problem


Hello everybody!
I have successfully installed Slack 9.1 (KDE 3.1.4.) with 2.4.2 bareacpi kernel provided from the cdrom.
The acpi deamon (acpid) seems to run properly and I have successfully passed the "DPMS" option to the XF86Config file. Despite of that Display Power Control won't work. I mean to say that my monitor doesn't standby neither suspend nor power off.

Am I missing something? Do I have to edit the /etc/acpi/events file????

Any help is appreciated!
 
Old 12-30-2003, 12:26 AM   #2
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Even running bareacpi, I think you need to patch the kernel with acpi.
If not mistaken 2.6 has support for the suspend ot disk and other functions 2.4.** had problems with
http://www.ibiblio.org/pub/Linux/doc...CPI-HOWTO.html
 
  


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