Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 744441
Laptop dims and doesn't return
Last modified: 2013-02-13 14:56:05 EST
Description of problem:
If I stop typing and leave the computer for a minute or so, then come back... on first key stroke the laptop dims to about 2% and stays there. If I hit the key to increase brightness it flips like 2%, 10%, 3%, 20%, 4%... etc (or appears that way)
I've tried turning off all power management and screen saver settings but the symptoms still happen consistently.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
I installed the Fedora 16 Beta, then applied all the updates.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Stop typing for about 1 minute
2. Start typing again, screen dims.
3. Only way to un-dim is the brightness keys but they don't function soothly.
Key stroke undims, or doesn't dim at all.
Computer: Dell Latitude D620
I'm marking this as high because it's unusable if you can't see anything.
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