Screensaver disabled, screen still blanks

Karl Larsen k5di at
Thu Jun 21 21:36:19 UTC 2007

Eric wrote:
> At 03:47 PM 6/21/2007, alan wrote:
> >> Preferences->More Preferences->Power Management
> Good afternoon, Alan.
> I don't have anything like that, either in KDE or Gnome, in FC5 or F7.
> In F7 the closest thing I have is:
> Settings->Power Control->Laptop Battery
> ... which just seems to apply if I'm running a laptop (I'm not), and 
> anyway there isn't anything there that does power control.  I click on 
> the "Power Control" tab and I get: "Your computer seems to have a 
> partial ACPI installation,  ACPI was probably enabled, but some of the 
> sub-options were not - you need to enable at least 'AC Adapter' and 
> 'Control Method Battery' and then rebuild your kernel.".
> I'm running the stock 2.6.21-.3228.fc7 kernel.
> In FC5 / KDE I can find nothing at all that looks like it has anything 
> to do with power control (this is also on a desktop machine, not 
> laptop, with kernel 2.6.17-1.2157_FC5).
> If you have Preferences->More Preferences->Power Management on yours, 
> could you please right click on it and let me know what application it 
> calls up (presumably in /sbin or /usr/sbin)?  Then I can try calling 
> it up from the command line (if I have it).
    On FC6 it's exact as stated and it is a power control for a laptop. 
In F7 they must call it a laptop :-)


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