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SubjectRe: [Bug #15015] blank screen at random times in laptop when sitting idle
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On Monday 25 January 2010, Jesse Barnes wrote:
> On Mon, 25 Jan 2010 20:14:28 +0530
> Manish Katiyar <mkatiyar@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 7:40 PM, Pekka Enberg
> > <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi> wrote:
> > > On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 12:23 AM, Rafael J. Wysocki <rjw@sisk.pl>
> > > wrote:
> > >> This message has been generated automatically as a part of a report
> > >> of regressions introduced between 2.6.31 and 2.6.32.
> > >>
> > >> The following bug entry is on the current list of known regressions
> > >> introduced between 2.6.31 and 2.6.32. Please verify if it still
> > >> should be listed and let me know (either way).
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> Bug-Entry : http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=15015
> > >> Subject : blank screen at random times in laptop when
> > >> sitting idle Submitter : Jithin Emmanuel
> > >> <jithin1987@gmail.com> Date : 2010-01-09 16:48 (16 days
> > >> old)
> > >
> > > FWIW, I might have seen this on my Macbook as well (screen went
> > > blank but I didn't check the logs). I think I managed to unblank
> > > the screen by hitting the "increase brightness" key. But as you
> > > say, the bug doesn't trigger very often and I have no idea how to
> > > reproduce it at will.
> >
> > I have seen it too on my lenovo T60 with 2.6.32.2. It happens to me
> > frequently and has become famous as "coffee bug" in my colleagues.
> > Every morning when I goto office and after putting my laptop on
> > docking station go for coffee. Once I come back the laptop screen goes
> > blank, but haven't been able to manage how to get screen back. Only
> > option is hard reboot. This happens almost every once in two three
> > days.
> >
> > Let me know what information/logs I can provide to help debug this.
> > BTW I normally suspend my laptop at home and then resume it in office
> > (if that matters).
>
> Ouch, looks like our DPMS path is failing pretty hard. I'll add some
> folks to cc, hopefully it'll be easy to track down.

Thanks for taking care of this.

Rafael


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