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Brightness after sleep

Message #1 - Posted 2004/04/05 - The Big Giant Head

Anyone got a solution to this:
Powerbook 17", Panther.
System goes to sleep and once woken, the
screen is very dull. Brightness is on full and the calibration is the on e I always use. The display preference is set not to adjust to the ambient light.

This gets so bad that sometimes I simply have to restart to be able to see the desktop !

All and any help greatly appreciated.

Message #2 - Posted 2004/04/05 - matt neuburg

The Big Giant Head wrote:

Anyone got a solution to this:
Powerbook 17", Panther.
System goes to sleep and once woken, the
screen is very dull. Brightness is on full and the calibration is the on e I always use

I bet it isn't. Reselect that calibration and see what happens. I say this because OMM my calibration is deselected after sleep. I have written a script that reselects it after wake-from-sleep. m.

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Message #3 - Posted 2004/04/05 - domanova

Previously, matt neuburg wrote:

The Big Giant Head wrote:

Anyone got a solution to this:
Powerbook 17", Panther.
System goes to sleep and once woken, the
screen is very dull. Brightness is on full and the calibration is the on e I always use

I bet it isn't. Reselect that calibration and see what happens. I say this because OMM my calibration is deselected after sleep. I have written a script that reselects it after wake-from-sleep. m.

I suspect there is indeed a bug related to the brightness control. I've seen similar "behavior" on my iMac G4 and my 12" PB, neither of which has automatic brightness sensing. It doesn't happen every time, but occasionally upon waking the screen brightness is at it's lowest level and has to be readjusted.

Message #4 - Posted 2004/04/05 - Neill Massello

matt neuburg wrote:

I say this because OMM my calibration is deselected after sleep.

Does that occur if you log out before putting the PowerBook to sleep?

Message #5 - Posted 2004/04/06 - matt neuburg

Neill Massello wrote:

matt neuburg wrote:

I say this because OMM my calibration is deselected after sleep.

Does that occur if you log out before putting the PowerBook to sleep?

No, because starting up the correct calibration is part of the login process. m.

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Message #6 - Posted 2004/04/08 - Paolo Giovanni Maria Cordone

On Mon, 5 Apr 2004 17:48:19 +0100, domanova wrote
(in message <050420040948196686%dom@invalid.invalid>):

It doesn't happen every time,
but occasionally upon waking the screen brightness is at it's lowest level and has to be readjusted.

Interesting. Every time my eMac wakes up from sleep, its brightness is all the way up, and I have to adjust it manually to my preferred setting. Incidentally, I have recently set up four new eMac at work and they *all* behave like this :-(

Paolo

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