Yet Another Screen Of Death

Denis Shulyaka shulyaka at
Thu Mar 12 15:15:48 CET 2009

The resume script workaround works, thank you!
I'll think about switching back to u-boot, but for the moment I'm
quite happy with Qi.
Thank you again!

2009/3/12, Michael Zanetti <michael_zanetti at>:
> On Thursday 12 March 2009 12:59:45 Denis Shulyaka wrote:
>> Hi list!
>> I think something similar have already been discussed here, but not
>> exactly my problem.
>> The problem is: I can't wake up from suspend. The first time after
>> reboot I try to wake it up it showes me a white screen with a
>> horisontal gray line at the bottom which quickly fades to black
>> screen. The rest of the system is working, I can ssh into the device
>> and suspend it again using power button.
>> The next time I try to wake it up it usually showes me black screen,
>> but sometimes it's white and sometimes I see vertical black/gray/white
>> 'jazzy' lines that respond on me touching the screen. The most
>> interesting thing is that sometimes it showes a normal screen even if
>> it was unable to wake up previously.
>> I can't tell whether it is temperature related, but it definately
>> doesn't matter how long it was suspended.
>> It never happens on startup.
>> I'm using OM 2008.12 distribution. I tried andy-tracking kernel about
>> a month ago with no luck.
>> Is it a ralatively common problem or I'm so unlucky to be the only one?
> I had this issue too after trying out andy-tracking. It seems to be related
> o
> Qi.
> I have found this workaround on the devel mailing list:
> create a file /etc/apm/resume.d/01display:
> #!/bin/sh
> export DISPLAY=:0
> echo "qvga-normal" > /sys/bus/spi/devices/spi2.0/state
> echo "normal" > /sys/bus/spi/devices/spi2.0/state
> xrandr -s 480x640
> make it executable and enjoy your WSOD-free Neo Freerunner :)
> Hope this helps.
> Michael
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