Re: no backlight on radeon after recent kernel "upgrade"s

From: James Simmons
Date: Wed Feb 21 2007 - 20:13:38 EST

> Richard Purdie <rpurdie@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > If FB_RADEON_BACKLIGHT wasn't set for 2.6.20, can you try 2.6.21-rc1
> > with that option disabled?
> i don't have my laptop with me but i am pretty sure
> FB_RADEON_BACKLIGHT wasn't set for 2.6.20 (i think it showed up as a
> new option when i did make oldconfig). i'll post the difference when i
> get home tonight and also try disabling it.

Correct. You need to enable the backlight for the radeon card.
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