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SubjectRe: [linux-pm] Suspend to RAM, Sony Vaio PCG-SRX51P, lcd stays off
Hi!

> I own an older Sony Vaio SRX51P, European Model, P3 based. s2ram
> identifies it with
>
> sys_vendor = "Sony Corporation "
> sys_product = "PCG-SRX51P(DE) "
> sys_version = "01 "
> bios_version = "R0232U2"
>
> Suspend to RAM by using "s2ram -v -m -f" actually works and the
> laptop comes back to life, is accessible by network, etc. kudos
> so far.
> The only but serious problem is, that the lcd stays off after
> resume. No matter what kind of options for s2ram I try, if I disable

Is the _lcd_ off or the _backlight_ off? Use bright flashlight to
tell.

> framebuffer or suspend from X, the lcd always stays off. Only
> a reboot fixes this. Note that the X driver also cannot dis-/enable
> the lcd (xset dpms force off). It always stays lit. I also tried
> with i810switch, but that also does not affect the lcd.
> spicctrl -b42 neither.
> Latest kernel I tested is 2.6.20-git11 from today.
>
> So has anyone of you suspend, acpi, sonypi, fb people an idea how to fix
> this? I suspect one has to call some magic ACPI method upon resume? What
> other kind of information would be needed to debug this? Anything more
> to try? Are there some sony people here listening who can fix this?

sonypi people actually might know how to help...

> 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 82815 CGC
[Chipset Graphics Controller] (rev 11)

Wait a moment, did not Intel release nice, commented, GPLed sources
for their graphics cards somewhere? That might help.
Pavel
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