Re: [Linux-fbdev-devel] no backlight on radeon after recent kernel"upgrade"s

From: David Miller
Date: Thu Feb 22 2007 - 12:28:31 EST

From: James Simmons <jsimmons@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2007 15:55:24 +0000 (GMT)

> I just tested various confirations of backlight support. Backlight is
> ALWAYS selected by default when you select a particular fbdev driver that
> has backlight support. You just have the option to turn it off if you
> want. These problems are showing up because of stale .config files.

BTW, enabling the backlight option broke things for me with
Radeon on sparc64 too, FWIW.

And when the option was presented to me for the first time,
the default was yes, so that's what I gave it.

This is what a lot of users would see.
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