Availability of XO-1.5 ATest-2 machines

Paul Fox pgf at laptop.org
Mon Jul 20 15:01:58 EDT 2009

chris wrote:
 > Hi,
 >    > my understanding from watching discussions here was that when the
 >    > system went to sleep it powered down the display, because there
 >    > was no way to set a timer to wake the system up a little later to
 >    > then turn off the display.
 > Your understanding is incorrect, I'm afraid.  We do not power down the
 > display going into idle-suspend.

but to be clear, david's right that once the laptop's in this
state there's no way to turn off the screen automatically later
on -- the system must be re-awakened with user input, and then
put to sleep in one of the usual (power switch or lid) ways. 
this is simply a limitation of current s/w.

 paul fox, pgf at laptop.org

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