Bug 449291 - Kernel crash when hp 6510b lid closed (problem in video.ko module)
Kernel crash when hp 6510b lid closed (problem in video.ko module)
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Reported: 2008-06-01 16:55 EDT by vladimir benes
Modified: 2009-07-14 11:49 EDT (History)
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Description vladimir benes 2008-06-01 16:55:13 EDT
Description of problem:
When I close my lid kernel crash occurs. I have got HP 6510b with the newest
BIOS installed. The problem is in video.ko module. when i modprobe -r (or rmmod)
it everything is going just fine. But I cannot adjust my monitor brightness. 

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.close lid
Actual results:
when i remove (or blacklist) video.ko everything is going fine except brightness
also echo 1 > /proc/acpi/video/C098/DOS can help a bit but if it is set like
this computer is not able to wake from suspend

Expected results:
repair video.ko 

Additional info:
This problem lasts longer. I had the same problem in Fedora 7 but not in CentOS
5.1 (kernel 2.6.18.smth). Some workaround with acpid script can be done but it
doesn't change the fact that it is a kernel bug.
The bug in F8 is here https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=420031
Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2009-06-09 21:20:27 EDT
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