laptop lid and tty issue on latitude

Cory K. coryisatm at
Tue Jan 29 17:39:35 GMT 2008

Jason Schaefer wrote:
> On Jan 29, 2008 9:47 AM, Cory K. <coryisatm at> wrote:
>> Jason Schaefer wrote:
>>> I have a dell latitude d505 and since I installed ubuntu studio when I
>>> close the laptop lid the screen goes blank except for the mouse which
>>> freezes and I can't get to any tty's. I have to hold the pwr button to
>>> shutdown. Also, when I switch tty's the screen blanks and I can only
>>> sometimes get back to tty7.
>>> I have run regular ubuntu on this machine, including gutsy. I have not
>>> experienced anything like this since debian in 2005.
>>> Thanks
>>> Jason
>> I'm sorry. This is a support issue and should go to the -users list.
>> ubuntu-studio-users at
>> Please reply there. If you are running -rt please install -generic and
>> say if the problem persists.
>> -Cory
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> Ok... I installed generic and have the same issues. I also logged in
> via ssh to see what happens and it locked/hung up.

I get the same thing on my Dell laptop. (Intel GFX card) Best I can say
is try a fully upgraded Ubuntu as a comparison. If it does the same
thing there it's most likely something out of our hands for now.


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