[PATCH] Close non-keyboard devices on DPMS off

Arjan van de Ven arjan at linux.intel.com
Sun Oct 6 08:51:34 PDT 2013

On 10/5/2013 6:11 AM, Mark Kettenis wrote:
>> From: Keith Packard <keithp at keithp.com>
>> Date: Fri,  4 Oct 2013 12:19:15 -0700
>> This prevents X server wakeup by mouse, tablet or touchscreen
>> devices.
> Is that really desirable?
> For me, moving the mouse has always been the most natural way to wake

I can see the point about rodents

> up the screen.  And I can imagine that touching the screen is the most
> natural way to do it on a device with a touchscreen.  Such devices
> might not even have keyboard.

with a touch screen, there always is a real button somewhere.
the reason is that, say on a tablet... if it's in your backpack, it ends
up getting touched all the time.
or if it's a laptop formfactor and the lid is closed.. the keys touch it.

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