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[Bug 1247624] Re: [Dell Inspiron 6400] Laptop screen is turned off, needs shutdown to work again


Mondane, the issue you are reporting is an upstream one. Could you
please report this problem through the appropriate channel by following
the instructions _verbatim_ at
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Thank you for your understanding.

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  [Dell Inspiron 6400] Laptop screen is turned off, needs shutdown to
  work again

Status in “linux” package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  Ubuntu 13.10, release: 13.10
  xorg: Installed: 1:7.7+1ubuntu6

  Have you experienced just one lockup, or have you had a series of these lockups?
  - I had several lockups.

  If you've had several, how often does it occur? Every few hours? Once or twice a day? Couple times a week?
  - Couple times a week.

  When did you first notice it?
  - Around a year ago.

  Shortly after upgrading?
  - Can't remember, could be after the 12.10 upgrade.

  After updating?
  - Don't think so.

  After changing compositing (Desktop Effects) settings?
  - Never changed these.

  Under what conditions does it seem most likely to reproduce?
  - Undetermined, it happens during normal OS usage. It doesn't seem to happen when the laptop is idle.

  Only at boot time?
  - No, it can also happen after, let's say, several hours of working on the laptop.

  When resuming from suspend or hibernate?
  - I never suspend or hibernate the laptop.

  Only when using compositing (Unity, et al)
  Yes, it never happened when in a tty.

  When changing resolution or enabling/disabling monitors
  - I don't change the resolution or enable/disable monitors.

  When the screensaver (or power saving mode) kicks in
  - The laptop continues working properly when the screensaver or power saving mode kicks in.

  Visiting particular web pages or loading particular files
  - Not a particular web page, but it happens when I use FireFox, Google Chrome or Thunderbird.

  Switching between desktops
  - I never do this.

  When performing a specific sequence of actions (List them!)
  - I don't have a reproducable situation.
  ApportVersion: 2.0.1-0ubuntu17.4
  Architecture: i386
  CasperVersion: 1.315.1
  CompizPlugins: No value set for `/apps/compiz-1/general/screen0/options/active_plugins'
  CompositorRunning: compiz
  DistUpgraded: Fresh install
  DistroCodename: precise
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
  DistroVariant: ubuntu
  ExtraDebuggingInterest: Yes,
   Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI M52 [Mobility Radeon X1300] [1002:7149] (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
     Subsystem: Dell Device [1028:2003]
  LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Release i386 (20130820.1)
  MachineType: Dell Inc. MM061
  MarkForUpload: True
  Package: xorg 1:7.6+12ubuntu2
  PackageArchitecture: i386
   PATH=(custom, no user)
  ProcKernelCmdLine: noprompt cdrom-detect/try-usb=true file=/cdrom/preseed/hostname.seed boot=casper initrd=/casper/initrd.lz quiet splash -- maybe-ubiquity
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.8.0-29.42~precise1-generic
  Tags:  precise ubuntu referred-by-support compiz-0.9
  Uname: Linux 3.8.0-29-generic i686
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
  dmi.bios.date: 03/09/2006
  dmi.bios.vendor: Dell Inc.
  dmi.bios.version: A03
  dmi.board.name: 0XD720
  dmi.board.vendor: Dell Inc.
  dmi.chassis.type: 8
  dmi.chassis.vendor: Dell Inc.
  dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnDellInc.:bvrA03:bd03/09/2006:svnDellInc.:pnMM061:pvr:rvnDellInc.:rn0XD720:rvr:cvnDellInc.:ct8:cvr:
  dmi.product.name: MM061
  dmi.sys.vendor: Dell Inc.
  version.compiz: compiz 1:
  version.libdrm2: libdrm2 2.4.43-0ubuntu0.0.2
  version.libgl1-mesa-dri: libgl1-mesa-dri N/A
  version.libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental: libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental N/A
  version.libgl1-mesa-glx: libgl1-mesa-glx N/A
  version.xserver-xorg-core: xserver-xorg-core N/A
  version.xserver-xorg-input-evdev: xserver-xorg-input-evdev N/A
  version.xserver-xorg-video-ati: xserver-xorg-video-ati N/A
  version.xserver-xorg-video-intel: xserver-xorg-video-intel N/A
  version.xserver-xorg-video-nouveau: xserver-xorg-video-nouveau N/A

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