[CentOS] Critical problem with power management CentOS 7.2

Sun Dec 20 19:15:08 UTC 2015
Alice Wonder <alice at domblogger.net>

On 12/20/2015 11:05 AM, Fred Smith wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 20, 2015 at 04:23:07PM +0000, Richard wrote:
>>> Date: Sunday, December 20, 2015 07:52:25 -0800
>>> From: Alice Wonder <alice at domblogger.net>
>>> Thinkpad T410 running CentOS 7 with the Mate desktop (Gnome 3 is
>>> too demanding on video capabilities for this hardware)
>>> Under CentOS 7.1 - the laptop would sleep when I closed the lid.
>>> It no longer does. I can tell because the laptop remains warm when
>>> I close the lid now, mail filters in Thunderbird run when the lid
>>> is closed, and it doesn't need to re-establish wifi when opening.
>>> This is dangerous because thinkpads cool through the keyboard.
>>> The battery usage monitor also no longer works. It shows 99%
>>> battery even as the laptop starts giving its warning beep that the
>>> battery is exhausted and it is about to shut down.
>>> Anyone know what broke with the update to 7.2 and how to fix it?
>>> No 3rd party kernel modules are involved.
>> Do you have the latest mate power manager
>> (mate-power-manager-1.10.2-3) installed? There was a discussion of
>> this issue on the list about 10 days ago, when that was still in
>> epel-testing, but it now appears to in their production repo.
>> Installing it seemed to have resolved the issue for the OP. With
> Yes, that woulda been me. and yes it solved the problem on my netbook.
>> that installed my laptop suspends on lid-close.

The update seems to have resolved all my issues as well.

Sent my from my laptop, may not be able to respond timely