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Re: Laptop screen not turning off in ACPI S1



On May  7, 2004, Vibol Hou <vibol khmer cc> wrote:

> When I issue an echo -n "1" > /proc/acpi/sleep, my laptop (Dell Lat
> C400) enters the state, but the laptop screen does not turn off.  Is
> there a way of getting the laptop screen to turn off in S1?

The ugly work around I found on my Dell Inspiron 8000 was to run:

sleep 5; echo ...

and then close the lid, such that the display is turned off.  Then,
when you enter the sleep state, it remains so.

Yeah, yuck :-/  But it works :-)

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Alexandre Oliva             http://www.ic.unicamp.br/~oliva/
Red Hat Compiler Engineer   aoliva {redhat com, gcc.gnu.org}
Free Software Evangelist  oliva {lsd ic unicamp br, gnu.org}



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