Freeze on Lid close - SOLVED

hirantha hirantha at
Mon Feb 4 11:21:50 UTC 2008

David Timms wrote:
> hirantha wrote:
>> Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
>>> hirantha wrote:
>>>> I'm having a laptop HP Compaq 6710b running on Fedora 8 with the 
>>>> latest updates. I have an issue that when I press the lid button, 
>>>> the Laptop get freeze and the possible way is to recover -- hard power 
> What are you expecting the machine to do when you close the lid ?
> On my HP nx6320, Fedora defaults to doing a suspend on lid close. Since 
> suspend/resume has not been working reliably over time {and I can't 
> afford to lose information}, I turn this off:
> system|preferences|system|power management
>   [gnome-power-preferences]
> on ac power     |actions|when laptop lid is closed=blank screen
> on battery power|actions|when laptop lid is closed=blank screen
> DaveT.

I just wanted to go blank screen; I am using kpowersave and there is no option for action when lid 
closed=blank screen -- only suspend and shutdown.

I solved the matter by the support of Ubuntu guys -- now, it is working as expected.
echo 1 > /proc/acpi/video/C098/DOS

Thanks for the support

-+> Hirantha

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