Availability of XO-1.5 ATest-2 machines
pgf at laptop.org
Mon Jul 20 15:01:58 EDT 2009
> > 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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