Anish Mistry mistry.7 at
Fri Apr 30 04:21:55 PDT 2004

On Thursday 29 April 2004 01:20 am, Benjamin Close wrote:
> Hi All,
>     I like many have suffered the battery drain of the laptop screen
> remaining on while the system is suspended. I've created a driver that
> allows the screen to be shutdown by DPMS provided acpi supports video
> mode changes. Beware, this is my first kernel driver so it's nothing
> great. Hopefully it will help someone with enough knowledge build a
> better driver.
> It's a loadable kernel module and the only tweak required to get it
> compiling should be in the Makefile.
> You can grab it from:
> A URL as the list strips attachments.
> Cheers,
>     Benjamin
Thanks Benjamin!  This is exactly what I've been hoping for.  It seems to fix 
my final ACPI problem. :)  Could we get a committer to take a look.  This 
seems like something that would be nice to get into 5.3.

Anish Mistry
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