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[Fwd: Re: ibook g4 battery status/blankscreen problems]

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From: Eric Pineault <pineault.eric@sympatico.ca>
Reply-To: pineault.eric@uqam.ca
To: Matthias Grimm <matthiasgrimm@users.sourceforge.net>
Subject: Re: ibook g4 battery status/blankscreen problems
Date: Tue, 07 Jun 2005 22:21:26 -0400

New developments, on my Ibook G4 revision 1.2 sleep now works fine ! On
the older revision 1.1 Ibook here is what happens, when I press f1
(without fn) the screen gradually returns to normal brightness, and the
gtkppbuttons icon appears during process, this happened back when sleep
worked, but now curiously sleep ie suspend to ram doesn't work at all,
when I close lid or press button screen goes dark that's it. Don't
remember how I  disabled sleep but its done, can't even get sleep when I
modify accordingly powerprefs (front end that modifies

On mar, 2005-06-07 at 18:37 +0200, Matthias Grimm wrote:
> On Tue, 07 Jun 2005 00:24:11 -0400
> Eric Pineault <pineault.eric@sympatico.ca> wrote:
> Hi,
> > I've also got this bug on two version of the Ibook, ie on revision 1.1
> > and revision 1.2 (just installed ubuntu on a new Ibook). Did all the
> > other fixing and bug still around.
> Same question to you: When you press fn+F1 after the screen stayed dark,
> how does the machine react? Does the brightness starts from low level or
> jumped it right back to the brightness it had before you closed the lid?
> How are your programming skills? Could you recompile pbbuttonsd from the
> source package with debugging enabled? If so I would like to send you a
> debugging configuration that possible give us some hints.
>   Best Regards
>    Matthias

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