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Old 05-31-2011, 12:52 AM   #1
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Screen won't unblank after auto-blanking on keyboard or mouse input


Beginning with 2.6.37 when the screen blanks automatically it won't unblank on keyboard or mouse input. If I run 'setpci -s 00:02.0 F4.B=00' (as root) it will, but this is inconvenient. So I run 2.6.36 and try every new kernel in hopes that it will be fixed. I'm up to 2.6.39. I reported this to kernel.org months ago; they decided it was fixed on February 2 (because it was identified as the same problem others had which, apparently, was fixed).

Has anyone a tip to integrate the functionality that setpci command provides into the unblank code?

Thanks for your attention.

Slackware, updated daily, eMachines 725-4250 laptop, Intel i915 video chip.

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