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Bug#169308: xserver-xfree86: LCD blanks and won't unblank

On Sam, 2002-11-16 at 05:50, Jerry Quinn wrote: 
> The machine is an IBM Thinkpad T30 with a fresh install of Debian 3.0
> on it.  The LCD on this laptop will blank after about 5 minutes.
> If you are at the X display when it blanks, it cannot be unblanked again
> except by doing a suspend and resume (close the lid, open the lid).
> If you are at one of the virtual consoles, unblanking works fine.

Is the blanking done by the X server, or maybe the BIOS? In the latter
case, there's hardly anything that can be done.

> I notice that lspci thinks the chip is an M6 Mobility, but X thinks it
> is an M7 Mobility.


> 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Radeon Mobility M6 LW

LW is an M7, your pciutils are outdated.

Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member   /  CS student, Free Software enthusiast

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