Laptop LCD backlight occassionally goes and stays off during boot
Date: Thu, 10 Feb 2005 16:09:42 GMT
I am running Debian Sarge on a old NEC versa lite 300MMX laptop (Cyber
During boot the backlight ocassionally (e.g. three boots in four)
switches off an can only be coaxed back on by a random number of
simulated screen close and openings.
It happens in X and the console.
I have tried switching APM on and off with no change.
Do I need to recompile the kernel with some options on or off?
Is there a way of direcly accessing the backlight hardware from the
It doesn't have this problem in Windows so its not a hardware fault.
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