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Re: pbbuttonsd new problems

Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
On Tue, Jul 06, 2004 at 10:36:39PM +0200, Matthias Grimm wrote:

The new pbbuttonsd has a weird behavior and crashes from time to time on
my iBook G3 900. If I enable "cover sleep on AC" and close the lid, the
computer does not go to sleep and pbbuttonsd no longer responds. It
works fine if I push the power button.

I'm experiencing the same behaviour, but I haven't yet managed to
discover the parameters which make the behaviour deterministically

I had a look at pbbuttonsd.conf, and maybe it's because I enabled AC sleep but didn't change onAC_policy. Pbbuttonsd might be disturbed by these settings. I have this in my config file, do you have the same thing ?

onAC_policy = performance ; nochange, performance, custom or powersave
onAC_sleep          = yes
onAC_coversleep     = yes

BTW the most annoying fact about this pbbuttonsd is that when pbbuttonsd
crashes there's no way to get it up and running again without rebooting
the machine. "/etc/init.d/pbbuttonsd stop" doesn't work and after
manually -9-killing pbbuttonsd there's no way to start it again since it
complaints that another daemong is running even it that's not the case,
are there any hiddent pid/lock files I'm not aware of?

Another detail, which may be helpful, is that sometimes while shutting
down the machine after the pbbuttonsd crash while trying to put the
machine to sleep, the laptop enter the sleep just before the kernel
"power down" message. Then when I wake up the laptop the shutdown
procedure completes actually switching off the machine.

Exactly the same behavior here.

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