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Old 05-29-2004, 03:37 AM   #1
demiurge
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LCD screen and X


Whenever I start X my laptop LCD screen shuts down (and I mean really down since the backlight is off)
and then starts with the windows stuff. This is very annoying, is there a way to stop
the screen from shutting down?
 
Old 05-29-2004, 01:55 PM   #2
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"...and then starts with the windows stuff" does that mean it reboots and takes you to windows? What distro are you using and which version of X?

PS I would suggest this is a hardware
 
Old 05-30-2004, 12:39 AM   #3
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I mean it then works correctly and starts the X server and windows manager. It's just that every time my laptop goes into X mode the screen power offs for a couple of seconds.
It is the same problem in both Mandrake and Knoppix but the problem goes away in DSL. I am on a
Fujitsu Lifebook S6120.

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Old 03-29-2005, 07:26 AM   #4
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Hi there,
I also have the same problem. Did you find any solution to this ? This happens even when I switch to any virtual console with (CTRL+ALT+F1) and come back to X with (CTRL+ALT+F7).
I own a toshiba satellite M30 laptop and am running Fedora Core 2.

Thanks!!!

--Cyberjun
 
  


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