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Re: PowerBook G4 17" weirdness

On Tue, 2005-08-23 at 18:52 +0200, Michael Schmitz wrote:
> Hi list,
> slightly off-topic:
> something odd happened to me today after installing the latest OsX
> security update: after the mandatory reboot, the backlight of my PB would
> only shortly flash on, then immediately turn off while in OF (regardless
> of whether I booted into the OF console, into the yaboot menu, or straight
> into MacOS after zapping the PRAM). fblevel in linux wouldn't change
> anything either.
> The only thing that helped was attaching an external monitor via the
> DDI/VGA connector and rebooting.
> Any explanations?

No idea, that's really strange... Looks like the nvram saved backlight
was fucked up by the video driver update...


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