iBook G4 LCD backlight misbehaviours

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at kernel.crashing.org
Sat Jan 3 10:50:14 EST 2004

On Sat, 2004-01-03 at 10:15, Roland Riegel wrote:
> Hi everybody!
> Recently I bought an iBook G4 and installed Linux on it. I am using
> linux-2.4.23-ben1 and have the following problem:
> When configured with CONFIG_PMAC_BACKLIGHT=y, on startup the screen switches
> completely off (it took me some time to notice that the kernel does not crash
> but only the screen turns dark and the system keeps booting).

This machine isn't currently fully supported by 2.4.23 kernels, you will
have better success using my current 2.6.1-rc1 tree


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