#9847 HIGH 1.5-sof: OHM should turn off the screen after five minutes of idle suspends

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Fri Dec 11 01:33:42 EST 2009

#9847: OHM should turn off the screen after five minutes of idle suspends
           Reporter:  cjb                  |       Owner:  cjb                              
               Type:  defect               |      Status:  reopened                         
           Priority:  high                 |   Milestone:  1.5-software-update              
          Component:  power manager (OHM)  |     Version:  Development build as of this date
         Resolution:                       |    Keywords:                                   
        Next_action:  finalize             |    Verified:  0                                
Deployment_affected:                       |   Blockedby:                                   
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Comment(by pgf):

 re: ps/2 power:  the issue with powering down the ps/2 controller is with
 redetecting the keyboard correctly after resume.  we've seen that's not a
 foolproof process, so we shouldn't power down lightly.

 re: the 5 minute timeout -- i think it's releaseable as is.   but i'm
 becoming more convinced that the right answer from a user experience POV
 involves letting the keyboard wake us from the screen-blanked state.  but
 since i think power-button sleeps should behave the same way, this is a
 big step that we should implement and try for a while before releasing it.
 for instance, we'd want to put extra effort into making sure that we never
 ever wake or boot into a lid-closed state without immediately going to

Ticket URL: <http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/9847#comment:9>
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