Screen stays on in sleep mode (round ibook)

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at
Sat Apr 6 20:52:39 EST 2002

>I reported this on debianppc, but was told to bring it here.
>I am using 2.4.19-pre5-ben0 from, and when I shut the
>lid, or it times out and goes into sleep mode, The sleep light is
>flashing, but the screen stays on.It is a 300mhz blueberry round ibook.
>Please CC to me as I am not subscribed.

You are probably not using the atyfb or aty128fb video driver. Make
sure you have them compiled in your kernel and that you don't have
"novideo" (or video=ofonly) in your yaboot.conf.


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