i915/kms/backlight-combo mode problem (was: Re: Linux 2.6.39-rc5)

Melchior FRANZ melchior.franz at gmail.com
Fri Apr 29 10:41:53 PDT 2011

* Takashi Iwai -- Friday 29 April 2011:
> Melchior FRANZ wrote:
> > The bug was introduced with commit ba3820ade317ee36e496b9b40d2ec3987dd4aef0
> > [...] when using KMS my notebook's[2] screen remains dark, because the
> > backlight isn't turned on.

> Could you check whether the patch below changes the behavior?
> If this cures, it means that the backlight-combo mode doesn't work on
> your machine.

Yes, that works. (Test was with fafc9929c668f8bae6dd1f109f33a86d2cb3c460,
which is current HEAD.)


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