[Pm-utils] dell e1505 no longer lets me do fn-stand by

John H. mistamaila at gmail.com
Sun Jan 20 00:13:21 PST 2008

Fedora 8, sorry.

It had been working until recently.  I just didn't know if it was
something related to acpi, pm-utils, or what.

On Jan 19, 2008 12:21 PM, Till Maas <opensource at till.name> wrote:
> On Saturday 19 January 2008 18:04:18 John H. wrote:
> > I can tell gnome to do suspend,and fn-hibernate works, but not
> > fn-standby/escape does nothing?
> >
> > How do I change this?
> Which distribution are you using?
> The reason that the button does not work is probably a bug in the kernel
> (acpi) or in gnome-power-manager or maybe missing information in the hal. In
> it is the latter, you find more information here:
> http://people.freedesktop.org/~hughsient/quirk/quirk-keymap-index.html
> The only thing I am sure of, is that this is not within the scope of pm-utils,
> because it is the task of other sofware to call pm-utils, e.g. when a key is
> pressed. But pm-utils does not know anything about these keys.
> Regards,
> Till
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