[arch-general] Weird acpid issue

Leonid Grinberg lgrinberg at gmail.com
Wed Feb 18 22:45:46 EST 2009

The backlight stays on.

I am going to try a different command (a much more visible one); if it
gets run correctly each time, then it's xset's fault; else, acpid's.

2009/2/18 Thayer Williams <thayerw at gmail.com>:
> On Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 11:02 AM, Leonid Grinberg <lgrinberg at gmail.com> wrote:
>> After many hours of searching, I still cannot figure it out. The
>> problem is definitely not in the xset dpms force off command -- it's
>> in the fact that ACPI simply stops realising that the lid is closed.
>> Is there anything that can be done?
> Is it that the backlight stays on after close, or does it stay off and
> being opened?
> Have you tried any commands other than xset, such as xscreensaver, etc.?
> I have the exact same laptop and experience no such behaviour.

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