Comment 315 for bug 415023

I've flashed the bios and now flickering effect has gone... but usb port has
gone too....
I'm seriously thinking of downgrade to 9.04 or migrate to moblin.

2010/2/9 Stephen Warren <email address hidden>

> Martin, that explanation makes sense, but can you explain why upgrading
> the BIOS to 10G is also solving the problem for many people? Do you know
> what the BIOS changed w.r.t. brightness handling? Thanks.
>
> --
> brightness is broken on MSI WIND U100
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/415023
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> of a duplicate bug.
>
> Status in Gnome Powermanager: Unknown
> Status in KDE Base Workspace: Invalid
> Status in Ubuntu Release Notes: Fix Released
> Status in “hal-info” package in Ubuntu: Fix Released
> Status in “kdebase-workspace” package in Ubuntu: Fix Released
> Status in “udev” package in Ubuntu: Fix Committed
> Status in “xfce4-power-manager” package in Ubuntu: Invalid
> Status in “hal-info” source package in Lucid: Fix Released
> Status in “kdebase-workspace” source package in Lucid: Fix Released
> Status in “udev” source package in Lucid: Fix Committed
> Status in “xfce4-power-manager” source package in Lucid: Invalid
> Status in Fedora: New
>
> Bug description:
> Binary package hint: gnome-power-manager
>
> Versions : karmic up to date (08-17-09) with gnome-power-manager version
> 2.27.5-0ubuntu2
>
> What should happen : brightness should not flash.
>
> What happens :
>
> Brightness changing seems broken on my MSI wind U 100.
>
> First in GDM it starts flashing for a good 30 seconds and then the same
> problem happened when the Gnome session begins.
>
> Whenever I try to manually change the brightness a bit too fast (using
> the sliders or the keyboard) it start flashing again.
>
>
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-- Giuseppe