[arch-general] my Arch box randomly becomes irresponsible

Victor Silva vfbsilva at gmail.com
Sun Jul 15 23:15:18 EDT 2012

2012/7/15 Not To Miss <not.to.miss at gmail.com>

> Dear Arch users,
> I have latest Arch installed on my desktop at work. In recent two weeks,
> the system randomly "suspends" at night (I call it "randomly" because it
> didn't happen every night. And it seems to happen after a random period
> idle time) when I am off. I can't wake it up in the next morning thru mouse
> or keyboard.
> I tried to disable suspension and hibernation by editing
> /usr/share/polkit-1/actions/org.freedesktop.upower.policy to change
> from
> <allow_active>yes</allow_active>
> to
> <allow_active>no</allow_active>
> But it doesn't work.
> While I call it "suspend", I am not sure it suspend to RAM or hibernate to
> disk, because I find the CPU fan and power fan still spin normally. RAM
> light is also on. So it might be a video driver / setting related issue.
> For your information, I am using nvidia-302.17-2-x86_64 and have dual
> monitor set up with nvidia-utils-302.17-1-x86_64
> This really bothers me a lot. Any help is appreciated. Thanks!
> --
> Best,
> Zech
Any hint on /var/log/messages or /var/log/errors?

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