sleep: trackpad settings, screen blanking

David N. Welton davidw at
Thu Nov 22 02:16:30 EST 2001

Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh at> writes:

[ please CC replies to me ]

> >I have a first generation tibook, running Linux 2.4.14, and I have
> >a few itches that need scratching:

> >1) The screen doesn't always get blanked when it gets put to sleep.
> >   Known problem?  Fix being worked on?  If yes, I'd still be curious
> >   to hear what the problem was, as I had a cursory look at the code,
> >   but didn't have time to do any rebooting/hacking.

> Which kernel ? My rsync ? bk _2_4 ? _2_4_devel ? Linus ?

It's the "stable" kernel from the ftp site.

> >2) Trackpad settings aren't restored (or saved beforehand?) after
> >   sleep.  Same questions apply.

> That's normal for now.

I see... is anyone working on it? "KOBAYASHI R. Taizo" sent me a patch
that he says does it...  I suppose I don't have the time in any case
(nor much knowledge).

David N. Welton
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