[Bug 19168] xset dpms force off does not turn off LCD backlight

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Tue Jan 5 14:13:51 PST 2010


Alex Deucher <agd5f at yahoo.com> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
             Status|NEW                         |RESOLVED
         Resolution|                            |FIXED

--- Comment #12 from Alex Deucher <agd5f at yahoo.com>  2010-01-05 14:13:51 PST ---
(In reply to comment #11)
> Hello Alex
> Today, I'm testing the current developpement tree of radeon driver (6.12.99). 
> When I went to cook, I saw the screen of my computer switching off. 
> So, I tested the command "xset dpms force off" and the screen switched off
> again. 
> I don't know what you have changed in the master tree but I think that it
> solves this bug.
> I found this commit in the git repository : 
> http://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/driver/xf86-video-ati/commit/?id=48aa5064aff4b9adf768e480df2312d4375e9c40
> Is this patch that solves the problem ? 

Could be.  This fixed another mac LVDS problem so maybe yours needed it too.

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