[arch-general] Laptop auto shudown

bjschuma at gmail.com bjschuma at gmail.com
Thu Sep 27 14:56:35 EDT 2012

On Thu, Sep 27, 2012 at 2:43 PM, Martín Cigorraga <msx at archlinux.us> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 21, 2012 at 11:08 AM, 大熊 <bearsprite at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I have a fresh installed laptop, DE is lxde. It is a clean system, no more
>> tweak.
>> Recently I found a strange problem: after I close the lid about 5 minutes,
>> laptop will shutdown itself!
>> I donot remeber I have do some setting about power management, and I have
>> installed pm-utils, but not acpid.
>> Is it a default feature of archlinux on laptop?
>> --
>> 立志在女儿把我搞崩溃前把她养大
>> 看着女儿一天天长大,可惜我还是菜鸟
> Hi Zhao.
> "Is it a default feature of archlinux on laptop?"
> No it's not, for sure.

My laptop will automatically shut down when it overheats (it's a good
way of telling me that I just blocked the air vent), so I'm guessing
that's what you're seeing.  Don't test it too much if you're on a
Macbook, I hear they can melt when overheating with a closed lid!

- Bryan

> Do you have installed any of power management tools like cpupower/cpufreq,
> pm-utils, acpid and laptop-mode tools? If not please check your BIOS
> settings for anything related deep energy saving settings.
> I neve use LXDE before so I don't know anything of that DE but you might
> want to check for any built-in energy management system it could have.

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