Hardy Heron causes HP-9000 series laptop LCD Display to "Burn" during Shutdown or Reboot

Mike Bird mgb-ubuntu at yosemite.net
Thu May 22 00:03:05 UTC 2008

On Wed May 21 2008 16:54:15 Harry Wert wrote:
> Does anyone have the problem of Hardy Heron causing HP-9000 series
> laptop(s) Display to "Burn" during Shutdown or Reboot?  Or any other
> Laptop for that matter. Everything works normally otherwise and I am
> extremely satisfied with Ubuntu's updated distribution.
> My concern is although the Laptop Suspends, Hibernates,
> Restarts(reboot), and Shutdown all create the desired operator response
> , the somewhat "garish" overdriven display may be eventually destroyed.
>   I have checked Archives and Google'd myself to death, but have found
> no "hits". For those old enough to remember a CRT Display, the effect is
> very similar to turning the brightness way too high.


Is the flurescent behind the LCD being turned up beyond the normal
brightness level?  In other words, is the "overdriven display"
brighter than normal white?


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