Comment 3 for bug 413168

Scott Howard (showard314) wrote :

Thanks for sticking with this. If it is still an issue, you're right - it's obviously not a duplicate. I'm unmarking as such.

See:
http://blogs.gnome.org/hughsie/2009/08/17/gnome-power-manager-and-blanking-removal-of-bodges/

There appears to be a broken idletimer within x. Your bug may be related to this. Hopefully this will be fixed soon with merges, otherwise we'll need to get these fixes into x.