• Status Closed
  • Percent Complete
  • Task Type Bugs
  • Category Operating System/Drivers
  • Assigned To No-one
  • Operating System iPod 5G
  • Severity Low
  • Priority Very Low
  • Reported Version Daily build (which?)
  • Due in Version Undecided
  • Due Date Undecided
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Attached to Project: Rockbox
Opened by aw3se4dr5 - 2007-12-17
Last edited by nls - 2008-02-04

FS#8342 - iPod Video backlight stays off

I have a 5.5G Video Ipod. Whenever I turn it on, the system works fine, but when the backlight turns off, it won’t turn back on until I reset it.
I think this is being caused by the new hardware-based brightness control. I just updated my bootloader and to r15948 today.

Closed by  nls
2008-02-04 12:50
Reason for closing:  Wont Fix

confirmed. Same happens on my ipod nano. light stays off :(

edit: I downgraded to a build from December 15th and the backlight works fine (on/off without reboot)

deleted the following settings from the config file and fixes it:

backlight on button hold: off
caption backlight: on
backlight fade out: 2
backlight timeout: 3

i.e. delete all settings relating to backlight seem to cure it.



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