Bug 502976 - lcd does not restore backlight after black or suspend
lcd does not restore backlight after black or suspend
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
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Reported: 2009-05-28 00:23 EDT by cornel panceac
Modified: 2009-06-03 04:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-06-03 04:38:41 EDT
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Description cornel panceac 2009-05-28 00:23:38 EDT
Description of problem:
after closing the lcd on my thinkpad x40, the screen does not restore backlight.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
2.6.29.3-155.fc11.i586

How reproducible:
always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.close the lcd
2.wait about 30 seconds
3.open the lcd
  
Actual results:
screen remains black

Expected results:
screen restores brightness


Additional info:

same thing happens either i'm on ac power or on battery, if the system has actually started or it's just prompting for the decrypt partitions password at the begining.

worked fine (more or less) with f10.
Comment 1 cornel panceac 2009-05-28 00:48:45 EDT
lspci -vv:

00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 82852/855GM Integrated Graphics Device (rev 02) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
	Subsystem: IBM Device 0557
	Control: I/O+ Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B- DisINTx-
	Status: Cap+ 66MHz- UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR- INTx+
	Latency: 0
	Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 16
	Region 0: Memory at e0000000 (32-bit, prefetchable) [size=128M]
	Region 1: Memory at d0000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=512K]
	Region 2: I/O ports at 1800 [size=8]
	Expansion ROM at <unassigned> [disabled]
	Capabilities: <access denied>
	Kernel driver in use: i915
	Kernel modules: i915
Comment 2 cornel panceac 2009-05-28 10:30:12 EDT
with 2.6.29.4-162 (wich i understand that it disables kms for some intel
chipsets) i no longer have this problem, but i (still?) have the bug
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=489907

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