gnome-power-preferences monitor power settings not respected when running laptop stationary

Bug #589100 reported by noamik on 2010-06-03
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnome-power-manager (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: gnome-power-manager

Reproduce bug:
- Open up gnome-power-preferences on a laptop
- set time until monitor powers off to 30 minutes for stationary
- set time until monitor powers off to 10 minutes when running on battery
- Insert battery into your laptop but stay connected to power cord
- Play a video and touch nothing
- Monitor will power off after 10 minutes

What I did not check out is, if it matters which of both times has been set first.

IMO this is two bugs in one.
First: if I got two separate settings, they should be respected appropriately.
Second: I do not want my monitor to power off while playing video, not activating screen-saver works, but gnome-power-manager should be aware of video as well.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
Package: gnome-power-manager 2.30.0-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-22.33-generic 2.6.32.11+drm33.2
Uname: Linux 2.6.32-22-generic i686
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Architecture: i386
Date: Thu Jun 3 11:57:22 2010
GnomeSessionIdleInhibited: Unknown
GnomeSessionInhibitors: Failed to acquire
GnomeSessionSuspendInhibited: Unknown
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.04 "Lucid Lynx" - Alpha i386 (20100410)
MachineType: LENOVO 7663WP5
PccardctlIdent:
 Socket 0:
   no product info available
PccardctlStatus:
 Socket 0:
   no card
ProcCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.32-22-generic root=UUID=816a584d-b196-45cc-896f-ed84364ab2e5 ro quiet splash
ProcEnviron:
 PATH=(custom, user)
 LANG=de_DE.utf8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: gnome-power-manager
dmi.bios.date: 10/18/2007
dmi.bios.vendor: LENOVO
dmi.bios.version: 7LET56WW (1.26 )
dmi.board.name: 7663WP5
dmi.board.vendor: LENOVO
dmi.board.version: Not Available
dmi.chassis.asset.tag: No Asset Information
dmi.chassis.type: 10
dmi.chassis.vendor: LENOVO
dmi.chassis.version: Not Available
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnLENOVO:bvr7LET56WW(1.26):bd10/18/2007:svnLENOVO:pn7663WP5:pvrThinkPadT61:rvnLENOVO:rn7663WP5:rvrNotAvailable:cvnLENOVO:ct10:cvrNotAvailable:
dmi.product.name: 7663WP5
dmi.product.version: ThinkPad T61
dmi.sys.vendor: LENOVO

noamik (spam-noamik) wrote :
willyboy666 (fhailywalid) wrote :

Same here,
power settings are not respected,hard drive spins down ,lcd backlight...

hope for fix

papukaija (papukaija) wrote :

This bug has been confirmed in comment 2.

Changed in gnome-power-manager (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed

I can confirm this for Oneiric.

It’s not only monitor, all power settings are not respected. I set power settings not to suspend when on AC, but the system suspends regardless after some time.

There is not much use for system settings which have no effect.

tags: added: oneiric
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