RHEL 5.6 Power Settings

Posted on 2013-05-29
Last Modified: 2013-06-13
I have a RHEL 5.6 machine and am trying to disable all screensaver/power savings settings to ensure that the display never goes to "sleep"

I uninstalled gnome-screensaver and set the display never to go to sleep via the gnome-display-preferences, yet the monitor still goes to sleep.

Note that I'm using NVIDIA video cards and set display settings using the NVIDIA proprietary interface.
Question by:johncosentino
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Do you have the latest Nvidia driver installed?

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Yes, the latest video driver is installed.
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What is the release you installed?
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RHEL 5.6 and the latest NVIDIA driver (319.23)
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Check if apmd is disabled -

chkconfig apmd off
ps aux|grep apmd

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I dont have an apmd service
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Can you post your /var/log/message?

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