[Intel-gfx] screen is set to maximum brightness on initramfs module load
pedrib at gmail.com
Tue Feb 2 05:18:34 PST 2010
On 2 February 2010 07:25, Ali Gholami Rudi <aliqrudi at gmail.com> wrote:
> Pedro Ribeiro <pedrib at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I have added the i915 module to my initramfs, with lvds_downclock=1
>> and modeset=1.
>> When the module gets loaded during the boot process, the screen is set
>> from the original BIOS brightness to maximum brightness.
> I'm facing the same problem. Any improvements?
> I had a look at intel_lvds.c. I've tried passing something smaller than
> intel_lvds_get_max_backlight() to intel_lvds_set_backlight() in
> intel_lvds_set_power() but that changed the maximum brightness altogether
> (ie. when at maximum brightness according to
> backlight/acpi_video0/max_brightness in sysfs, it was not that bright).
> So I guess *after* i915 is up a call should be made to restore the default
No it still happens with .33-rc6.
It was so annoying that I decided to get it out of the initramfs.
Booting on a dark room would really hurt my eyes.
Should we file a bug on this?
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