laptop lid and tty issue on latitude

Jason Schaefer schaefer.jason at gmail.com
Tue Jan 29 18:52:38 GMT 2008


On Jan 29, 2008 10:41 AM, Janne Jokitalo <astraljava at kapsi.fi> wrote:
> 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
> chronological order.
>
> 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
>
> # 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
> interested in:
>
> $ lsmod
>
> ...and:
>
> $ lspci
>
> outputs.
>
> Or maybe I'm generalizing. Those are what _I'm_ interested in. :)
>
>
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My hardware:
http://kahuna.apistune.com/dell-lat-d505.txt



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