[Testing] 11.3.0 release candidate 3 (build 882) released

Martin Langhoff martin at laptop.org
Tue Oct 25 21:54:42 EDT 2011

My thinking was along the lines of Paul's in his comment in #11304:
consistently disable DPMS/blanking/etc from X hooks, and let powerd
consistently control it, across all platforms.

Is it a powerd bug that it doesn't DTRT on XO-1? Or maybe there's a
limitation on XO-1 (maybe the kernel we ship doesn't expose the right
controls to powerd...) and it makes sense to rely on DPMS there...

In any case, I didn't do it with any special knowledge of XO-1 specifics. I
was just trying to make code and behaviour consistent across hw platforms.
Which may well been a naive move.


{ Martin Langhoff - one laptop per child }
On Oct 25, 2011 3:38 PM, "Daniel Drake" <dsd at laptop.org> wrote:

> On Sat, Oct 22, 2011 at 5:06 AM, Gary Martin <garycmartin at googlemail.com>
> wrote:
> > I just wondered if this XO-1 backlight power saving issue has made it
> onto anyone else's radar, or if I should be setting some special trac
> flag/keyword? Seems a shame to regress on a basic XO-1 power saving feature.
> >
> >        https://dev.laptop.org/ticket/11304
> Thanks for drawing our attention to this.
> This was disabled by Martin in
> http://dev.laptop.org/git/projects/olpc-utils/commit/?id=78cda69a7e9b41d331426d266bde45d261729047
> Martin, can you explain why this change was extended to XO-1?
> Thanks,
> Daniel
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