Problem with lid on Dell D400

Christian Laursen xi at
Fri Apr 4 19:19:23 UTC 2008

"Spil Oss" <spil.oss at> writes:

> On a Dell D400 notebook (Pentium-M 1.4GHz, Intel 855GM, ICH4M) running
> FreeBSD 7.0 #0
> Closing the lid switches off the display, opening the lid does not
> switch the display back on. Very annoying. The machine is fully
> functional otherwise (accessed via ssh).

It sounds like the behaviour I experienced on the Dell Latitude D610.

I wrote about my solution here:

Christian Laursen

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