Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: Knoppix 7.4.2 dazzles using uefi.

  1. #1
    Senior Member registered user
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    Columbia, Maryland USA
    Posts
    1,631

    Knoppix 7.4.2 dazzles using uefi.

    .
    I've seen the light with uefi, but it's too bright for me.

    I have two Dell Inspiron laptops: One is a Win7 Model 1545 with Legacy boot,
    the other a Win8 Model 3520 with uefi boot.

    A Knoppix 7.4.2 LiveUSB with reiserfs persistence developed on the 1545 works
    as well on the 3520 with one peculiar exception. The backlight on the 3520 is
    uncomfortably bright.

    My first attempt to correct this situation was to add a line in /etc/rc.local
    commanding 'sudo /usr/bin/xbacklight 60' which works at a command line. But
    it doesn't work at rc.local. Apparently /etc/rc.local does not apply after
    all other init processes are done, after all.

    I recall that it was convenient to use /etc/X11/Xsession.d/45knoppix as a
    vehicle to remedy other things that rc.local no longer cured. So I've located
    my xbacklight command in 45knoppix as well, and it serves the purpose.

    So, I offer this Knoppix work-around if Win8 illumination is just too bright
    to accept.

  2. #2
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Posts
    152
    Just adding the line:

    @xbacklight = 30 [or more or less]

    in:
    /.config/lxsession/LXDE/autostart

    would not do?

  3. #3
    Senior Member registered user
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    Columbia, Maryland USA
    Posts
    1,631
    Greetings, Philo.

    Thanks for the nice alternative. As you point out,
    ~/.config/lxsession/LXDE/@autostart -set 60
    does the same thing as the 45knoppix workaround.

    I have in mind adding a little bash line that decides whether
    I want the Win7 or the Win8 machine to get this workaround.
    I think 45knoppix may make it easier to pull that off,
    unless you've got more magic to show us.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  


Juniper Networks EX3300-48P 48-Port PoE+ 4x SFP+ Network Switch TESTED picture

Juniper Networks EX3300-48P 48-Port PoE+ 4x SFP+ Network Switch TESTED

$70.99



Juniper QFX5200-32C-AFO2 100Gbe 32-Port QSFP+ QSFP28 Switch 100G 100GB 40GBE NEW picture

Juniper QFX5200-32C-AFO2 100Gbe 32-Port QSFP+ QSFP28 Switch 100G 100GB 40GBE NEW

$2699.98



Juniper EX2200-24P-4G 24 Port PoE Gigabit Switch SAME DAY SHIP 1 YEAR WARRANTY picture

Juniper EX2200-24P-4G 24 Port PoE Gigabit Switch SAME DAY SHIP 1 YEAR WARRANTY

$39.99



Juniper QFX5200-32C-AFI 32-Port QSFP+ or 28x QSFP Ethernet Switch 2x AC PSU picture

Juniper QFX5200-32C-AFI 32-Port QSFP+ or 28x QSFP Ethernet Switch 2x AC PSU

$1750.00



Juniper EX4300-48P Managed 48 Port GigE PoE+ Ethernet Switch, 2x AC, Tested picture

Juniper EX4300-48P Managed 48 Port GigE PoE+ Ethernet Switch, 2x AC, Tested

$185.00



Juniper Networks EX2200-48P-4G 48 1GE PoE Switch + 4 SFP picture

Juniper Networks EX2200-48P-4G 48 1GE PoE Switch + 4 SFP

$46.00



Juniper Networks EX2300-24P 24 Port Gigabit PoE 4 SFP 1/10G Network Switch picture

Juniper Networks EX2300-24P 24 Port Gigabit PoE 4 SFP 1/10G Network Switch

$189.00



Juniper (EX2200-C-12T-2G) 12 Port Managed Compact Switch  picture

Juniper (EX2200-C-12T-2G) 12 Port Managed Compact Switch 

$75.00



Juniper QFX10002-72Q 72Port 40G QSFP+24Pt 100G QSFP28 288Pt 10G SFP+ 4x AC 1600W picture

Juniper QFX10002-72Q 72Port 40G QSFP+24Pt 100G QSFP28 288Pt 10G SFP+ 4x AC 1600W

$5395.00



Juniper Networks EX4300 48P PoE+  650-044930 picture

Juniper Networks EX4300 48P PoE+ 650-044930

$144.50