Bug 291801

Summary: laptop LCD too dark, brightness fluctuates
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Florin Andrei <florin>
Component: xorg-x11Assignee: X/OpenGL Maintenance List <xgl-maint>
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Description Florin Andrei 2007-09-14 19:55:14 EDT
Description of problem:
Running the F8T2 i686 Live CD on a Lenovo/IBM T60. System is using battery power.
The LCD is too dark. Also, the brightness seems to fluctuate without apparent
On the same system, Ubuntu 7.04 works perfect.

I added the brightness applet to the panel, but it doesn't help, the max
brightness is still too dark.

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Comment 1 Florin Andrei 2007-09-14 20:00:10 EDT
I just realized this may not be related to xorg. But it's a bug nevertheless,
feel free to re-route.
Comment 2 Matěj Cepl 2007-09-15 09:57:46 EDT
Thanks for the bug report.  We have reviewed the information you have provided
above, and there is some additional information we require that will be helpful
in our diagnosis of this issue.

Please attach your X server config file (/etc/X11/xorg.conf) and X server log
file (/var/log/Xorg.*.log) to the bug report as individual uncompressed file
attachments using the bugzilla file attachment link below.

Could you please also try to run without any /etc/X11/xorg.conf whatsoever and
let X11 autodetect your display and video card? Attach to this bug
/var/log/Xorg.0.log from this attempt as well, please.

We will review this issue again once you've had a chance to attach this information.

Thanks in advance.
Comment 3 Matěj Cepl 2007-10-16 18:45:12 EDT
Reporter, could you please reply to the previous question? If you won't reply in
one month, I will have to close this bug as INSUFFICIENT_DATA. Thank you.
Comment 4 Matěj Cepl 2008-01-21 10:48:05 EST
Since there are insufficient details provided in this report for us to
investigate the issue further, and we have not received feedback to the
information we have requested above, we will assume the problem was not
reproducible, or has been fixed in one of the updates we have released for the
reporter's distribution.

Users who have experienced this problem are encouraged to upgrade to the latest
update of their distribution, and if this issue turns out to still be
reproducible in the latest update, please reopen this bug with additional