[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#542238: Bug#542238: xfce4-power-manager: ignores suspend and hibernate keys

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Wed Aug 19 15:05:42 UTC 2009

On mer, 2009-08-19 at 15:55 +0100, Matthew Foulkes wrote:
> Running "input-events 7" as root, I obtain:
> # on pressing the sleep key
> 15:49:00.986062: EV_KEY KEY_SLEEP pressed
> 15:49:00.986073: EV_SYN code=0 value=0
> 15:49:00.986077: EV_KEY KEY_SLEEP released
> 15:49:00.986081: EV_SYN code=0 value=0
> # on pressing the hibernate key
> 15:49:05.190784: EV_KEY KEY_SUSPEND pressed
> 15:49:05.190794: EV_SYN code=0 value=0
> 15:49:05.190799: EV_KEY KEY_SUSPEND released
> 15:49:05.190802: EV_SYN code=0 value=0
> Surprisingly, pressing the sleep key within input-events *does* cause
> the system to sleep, even though it has no effect normally. Pressing the
> hibernate key has no effect either way.

Yeah, the hibernate stuff is known (fixed upstream). The sleep one is
weird. I don't know why it'd work only if you listen to it :/ Are you
sure it was configured correctly in the preferences? (I'm not on the box
right now but maybe it changes depending on if you're on AC or battery).


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