LCD Backlight will not turn off when screen blanked

Bug #372811 reported by iankohtao on 2009-05-06
This bug report is a duplicate of:  Bug #847038: [oneiric] backlight always stays on. Edit Remove
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fglrx-installer (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Ubnutu 9.04 X64
ATI Proprietary Driver FGLRX

Medion MD96729 Laptop.
ATI Mobility Radeon
ATI HD3470 Dedicated 256MB GDDR2

After upgrading from the open source ATI Driver where the back-light turns off when the screen is blanked, to the ATI Proprietary Driver FGLRX where the back-light stays on when the screen is blanked.

iankohtao (ian-lester) on 2009-05-07
description: updated
iankohtao (ian-lester) on 2009-05-08
description: updated
Scott Howard (showard314) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. This particular bug has already been reported and is a duplicate of bug 71368, so it is being marked as such. Please look at the other bug report to see if there is any missing information that you can provide, or to see if there is a workaround for the bug. Additionally, any further discussion regarding the bug should occur in the other report. Please continue to report any other bugs you may find.

affects: ubuntu → fglrx-installer (Ubuntu)
Changed in fglrx-installer (Ubuntu):
status: New → Invalid
iankohtao (ian-lester) wrote :

This was solved by down loading the ATI Drivers 9.6 from ATI and then installing by using the following link.
http://wiki.cchtml.com/index.php/Ubuntu_Jaunty_Installation_Guide

Regards
Ian

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