Power Management Settings

The Power Management Settings screen contains parameter items related to power-saving and power management.

Power Management Settings

Heuristic Power Management Mode--------

Display Always On---------------------------------

[Enabled] [Disabled]

Hotkey Beep -----------------------------------------

[Enabled]

Sleep Upon Battery-low -------------------------

[Enabled] [Enabled] [Enabled]

ti=Move Highlight Bar, =Change Setting, Esc=Exit

Press T and i to move the highlight bar; press ® and — to change the setting of the highlighted parameter. To exit this screen and return to the main screen, press Esc.

The following table describes the parameters in this screen. Settings in boldface are the default and suggested parameter settings.

Table 2-5 Power Management Settings

Parameter

Description

Setting or Format

Heuristic Power Managemen t Mode

Enables or disables heuristic power management mode.

For more information on power management modes, see section 2.2.1.

Enabled

Disabled

Display Always On

When enabled the computer does not enter display standby mode.

Note: Always enable this parameter when playing VCDs (Video Compact Disc). If not, the system will enter standby mode after 30 minutes and the screen will go blank.

Disabled

Enabled

Hotkey Beep

When enabled the computer gives out a "beep" sound every time you use a hotkey.

For more information on Hotkeys, see section 1.4.1.

Enabled

Disabled

Modem Ring Resume On Indicator

When enabled, and an incoming modem ring is detected, the computer wakes up from standby mode. When the computer is off or in hibernation mode, the computer will not resume on a modem ring.

Enabled

Disabled

Table 2-5 Power Management Settings

Parameter

Description

Setting or Format

Battery-low

Warning

Beep

Enables or disables warning beeps during a battery-low condition.

Enabled

Disabled

Sleep Upon Battery-low

Enables or disables the sleep function (hibernation or standby) during a battery-low condition.

When the computer is running very low on battery power, the computer will disregard the system sleep state setting and enter hibernation mode if Sleep Manager is installed and the hibernation file is valid (see section 5.1).

Enabled

Disabled

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