backlight device, suspend/resume...

Werner Almesberger werner at
Tue Jul 8 23:35:51 CEST 2008

Mike (mwester) wrote:
> In practice, compromise is necessary.  Can we at least let the kernel
> bring the backlight up to a level that would allow the user to see vague
> outlines of something on the screen?  Or failing that, can we make the
> backlight level on resume configurable in some way?

If you need this, why not set the backlight to "dim" instead of "off"
before requesting the suspend ?

The secret about successful kernel programming is to do as little as
possible in the kernel :-)

- Werner

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