Screen doesn't dim in 2008.8 release
billk at iinet.net.au
Tue Aug 12 03:26:20 CEST 2008
A few are seeing it - I raised a bug about it:
Can you please add your details to it.
Temporary fix is to turn off suspending.
On Mon, 2008-08-11 at 17:01 -0700, Nathan Kinkade wrote:
> I don't see any other posts about the screen not automatically dimming
> and then blanking in 2008.8 release. Is anyone else experiencing
> this? In the settings I can set the brightness between "low",
> "medium" and "high", but it seems like the screen should automatically
> dim and then blank after a short period of inactivity, but mine isn't
> doing that.
> Related to this, I played around a little with xset:
> # xset -display :0 s blank <-- No effect
> # xset -display :0 s activate <-- Suspends the device.
> I have no idea why xset would suspend the device. Is there something
> I don't know about how suspend works on the Freerunner? Anyone have
> any input how to get the screen to dim and then blank all by itself
> with inactivity, but not going into suspend?
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