laptop lid and tty issue on latitude
astraljava at kapsi.fi
Tue Jan 29 17:41:46 GMT 2008
On Tue, Jan 29, 2008 at 10:19:48AM -0700, Jason Schaefer wrote:
> On Jan 29, 2008 9:47 AM, Cory K. <coryisatm at nc.rr.com> 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 lists.ubuntu.com
> > Please reply there. If you are running -rt please install -generic and
> > say if the problem persists.
> Ok... I installed generic and have the same issues. I also logged in
> via ssh to see what happens and it locked/hung up.
Please don't top-post. Conversation is much easier to follow when things are in
I suspect you have proprietary drivers in use. Can you tell us more about your
hardware? If you don't know, can you please do:
# aptitude install lshw
...and then use a pastebin service (for example http://pastebin.org) and post a
link to your entry, so we can take a look at what you are using. Also we're
Or maybe I'm generalizing. Those are what _I'm_ interested in. :)
More information about the Ubuntu-Studio-users