Help needed with Karmic laptop lid troubleshooting
dereck at gmail.com
Wed Oct 21 22:19:11 BST 2009
I have two laptops that have the same symptoms:
A Dell Insperon 1525, upgraded from 9.04 to 9.10 today.
Toshiba Satellite A135, upgraded in September. It has not worked in 9.10 to
On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 3:50 PM, Scott Kitterman <ubuntu at kitterman.com>wrote:
> On Wed, 21 Oct 2009 17:13:37 +0200 Manuel Siggen <manuel at siggen.ch> wrote:
> >On Sun, Oct 18, 2009 at 10:00 PM, Scott Kitterman <ubuntu at kitterman.com>
> >> I have a Dell Latitude D430 which this week developed a pretty
> >> 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
> >> down which package I should focus on to look for the problem.
> >> Details:
> >> The problem was introduced into the archive between 9 Oct and 14 Oct (I
> >> 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
> >> 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
> >> (powerdevel).
> >> Suggestions please? Not being able to close the laptop lid is really
> >> unpleasant.
> >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 ?
> Thanks for the suggestion. That predates my laptop not working, but I did
> revert to a pm-utils that predates the problem with no success.
> Scott K
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