Bug#169308: xserver-xfree86: LCD blanks and won't unblank
Michel Dänzer writes:
> 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.
Either way, the fact that blanking and unblanking works at the console
should point to the X server doing something wrong, no?
How do I find out which one does the blanking? And how does the
console handle blanking?
> > 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 LW is an M7, your pciutils are outdated.
Indeed. Updated pciutils works here.