#11487 NORM 1.75-so: XO-1.75 OS12 backlight is off when you come back inside

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#11487: XO-1.75 OS12 backlight is off when you come back inside
           Reporter:  tonyforster             |       Owner:  pgf                              
               Type:  defect                  |      Status:  new                              
           Priority:  normal                  |   Milestone:  1.75-software                    
          Component:  power manager (powerd)  |     Version:  Development build as of this date
         Resolution:                          |    Keywords:                                   
        Next_action:  reproduce               |    Verified:  0                                
Deployment_affected:                          |   Blockedby:                                   
           Blocking:                          |  
Changes (by Quozl):

  * next_action:  diagnose => reproduce


 Doesn't reproduce here.  All six test bed units correctly and reliably
 turn backlight back on when light level is reduced.  Using os12 with
 kernel [http://dev.laptop.org/git/olpc-

 Tony, please check that the display was not turned off and the laptop not
 suspended.  If the display was off because of lack of keyboard or touchpad
 action, then it won't turn on just because it gets dark.  If the laptop is
 suspended with the display on, it won't display an updated value.

 You might change /etc/powerd/powerd.conf temporarily to prove that:


 Tony, please check the EC version, you can find it on the banner display
 when entering OpenFirmware.

Ticket URL: <http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/11487#comment:3>
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