Bug#919694: elogind triggers ACPI suspend on laptop lid close, contrary to prior acpi-support configuration

Mark Hindley mark at hindley.org.uk
Fri Jan 18 17:00:19 GMT 2019

On Fri, Jan 18, 2019 at 11:18:27AM -0500, Zygo Blaxell wrote:
> Source: elogind
> Version: 239.3-4+debian1
> Severity: important
> Dear Maintainer,
> I installed elogind on a laptop because it was a dependency of other
> packages.  When I attempted to use the laptop in a docking station
> with the lid closed, it immediately and repeatedly went into suspend,
> despite my prior configuration of acpi-support to not take any action
> on lid close.


Thanks for this.

Could you reinstall elogind and post the output of 'loginctl show-seat' when in
the docking station? I am particularly interested in the values of Docked,
HandleLidSwitch and HandleLidSwitchDocked.



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