backlight device, suspend/resume...

Joerg Reisenweber joerg at
Thu Jul 10 00:35:40 CEST 2008

Am Di  8. Juli 2008 schrieb Carsten Haitzler:
> all that will happen here is bug report
> will go from "screen stays black after trying to wake up device" to "screen
> comes up very dim" (or chances are they dont even notice that).

Yep, and then you have an ambiguous and missleading error report, as you 
assume it didn't come up, but user simply didn't notice. If you ask user to 
reproduce and have a closer look, you as well can advice to set some env etc.

> have usb left for debugging. maybe we should quickly blink one of the LED's 
> wakup to know its waking up (even if screen is blank)... this is much less
> obtrusive than the screen backlight being on in any way (just a quick 100ms
> flash of an led).

exactly what I thought.

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