f7/f8 and dpms

Mikkel L. Ellertson mikkel at infinity-ltd.com
Mon Nov 12 00:59:31 UTC 2007

François Patte wrote:
> Bonjour,
> I recently installed f7 on a desktop with ATI (Radeon X1300/X1550
> Series) video card and f8 on a laptop with nvidia video card (GeForce Go
> 6600).
> On both computer I run the driver fglrx (ATI) and nvidia from livna.
> On both computer dpms is enabled in xorg.conf
> On both computer the backlight never switches off...
> I wonder why. It use to switch off under fc4.
> Thanks for help.
Don't ask me why, but I have to run "xset dpms 600 900 1800" when
using the nvidia driver. I have Gnome set to run it when ever I log in.


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