Bug 411431 - Broken Display After Resume On Dell Inspiron 640m
Broken Display After Resume On Dell Inspiron 640m
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-drv-i810 (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Adam Jackson
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Reported: 2007-12-04 21:53 EST by Devan Goodwin
Modified: 2018-04-11 06:38 EDT (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2009-01-09 02:30:26 EST
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My current xorg.conf. (843 bytes, text/plain)
2007-12-04 21:53 EST, Devan Goodwin
no flags Details
/var/log/Xorg.0.log immediately after succesful workaround posted earlier. (55.49 KB, text/plain)
2007-12-05 21:07 EST, Devan Goodwin
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Description Devan Goodwin 2007-12-04 21:53:02 EST
After resuming from suspend the laptop display lights up, but still remains dark
or occasionally warped in strange ways. The issue can be worked around sometimes
but switching consoles with Ctrl + Alt + F1, then back with Alt + F7. This tends
to work for the first one or two suspends, after that the screen doesn't even
light up and I cannot get it back.

Have checked for quirks using the script at this page:
http://people.freedesktop.org/~hughsient/quirk/quirk-suspend-index.html but with
no luck.

Suspend/resume worked on this hardware very well with Fedora Core 6 but has been
broken ever since. 

Smolt profile available here:

Will attach Xorg configuration after creating the ticket.

I've attempted to fix with the following modules listed in

SUSPEND_MODULES="iwl3945 b44 firewire_core firewire_ohci"

But again with no luck.

Also tried:  'pm-suspend --quirk-vbe-post' but this seems to give me the
completely black and unlit display after resuming.

Will be happy to offer any additional info, this is everything I could think of
so far.
Comment 1 Devan Goodwin 2007-12-04 21:53:02 EST
Created attachment 277581 [details]
My current xorg.conf.
Comment 2 Matěj Cepl 2007-12-05 06:02:12 EST
Could we get /var/log/Xorg.0.log as well, please?

Comment 3 Devan Goodwin 2007-12-05 21:07:13 EST
Created attachment 279011 [details]
/var/log/Xorg.0.log immediately after succesful workaround posted earlier.
Comment 4 Matěj Cepl 2007-12-06 09:30:40 EST
workaround? Sorry, I don't see any workaround mentioned in the above comments.
Comment 5 Devan Goodwin 2007-12-06 10:39:30 EST
When the display is lit up but blank after resume, Ctrl + Alt + F1 followed by
Alt + F7 gets me back to my X session.
Comment 6 Devan Goodwin 2007-12-06 10:40:20 EST
Also I should note that the text consoles F1 - F6 all never return after
suspending/resuming the first time. Switching to them just gives a blank screen.
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