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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 LW is an M7, your pciutils are outdated.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.

Jerry Quinn

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