Linux 2.6.37

Zephaniah E. Loss-Cutler-Hull warp at
Fri Jan 7 11:20:39 PST 2011

On Thu, 06 Jan 2011 11:50:02 +0100, Michal Hocko wrote:
> Hi,
> On Tue 04-01-11 17:15:45, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> [...]
> > We did have another revert to fix hopefullythe last "blank screen"
> > regression on intel graphics.
> It seems that there is still a regression for intel graphic cards
> backlight. One report is
> I can reproduce the problem easily by:
> xset dpms force standby; sleep 3s; xset dpms force on
> backlight doesn't get up (there is really dark picture though which
> doesn't get brighter by function keys which work normally) after dpms on
> until I close and open lid.
> The problem wasn't present in 2.6.36

And I have a different regression.

On everything is fine, on 2.6.37 my laptop's display is more or
less blank, backlight on, with a white pattern slowly moving across the
screen like it was a (bad) moving spot light effect.

dmesg output and .configs at

Zephaniah E. Loss-Cutler-Hull.

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