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IBM_ThinkPad_X40

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Problems and Solutions

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Problem exhibits when the lid is closed and reopened under X.org. A band of corruption shows up at the top of the screen, and will only go away by hitting Fn+F7 twice. This band can range from an inch or so to covering the entire screen. The solution requires installing the ibm-acpi driver. To fix the corruption problem run echo auto_disable >/proc/acpi/ibm/video as root. Add this to /etc/conf.d/local.start to have it run on startup.

Framebuffer

Possible solutions:

Framebuffer works also with tuxonice-sources-2.6.23-r10

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