Help needed with Karmic laptop lid troubleshooting
manuel at siggen.ch
Wed Oct 21 16:13:37 BST 2009
On Sun, Oct 18, 2009 at 10:00 PM, Scott Kitterman <ubuntu at kitterman.com> wrote:
> I have a Dell Latitude D430 which this week developed a pretty debilitating
> problem in Karmic. If I close the lid, the lid open even doesn't get
> recognized and so the screen never comes back on. I need some help narrowing
> down which package I should focus on to look for the problem.
> The problem was introduced into the archive between 9 Oct and 14 Oct (I didn't
> update the laptop between those two times).
> Pitti has the same laptop and it's working fine in Gnome.
> We verified that the lid open event is being sent by the kernel using input-
> events from input-utils.
> If I close the lid and open it, it stays off. If I suspend, it unsuspends and
> enables the display fine.
> I already tried N-1 Intel video drivers, kernel, and kdebase-workspace
> Suggestions please? Not being able to close the laptop lid is really
Could it be the same problem as described in bug
https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/417599 : that is the screen back-light
stays turned off ?
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