sharvey added a comment.
In D13095#277963 <https://phabricator.kde.org/D13095#277963>, @thsurrel wrote:
> Hi Scott, thanks for the help!
> If you can apply the patch, we could see if you have the same behavior
than Nate with his hardware: when setting a very low value (for him, it's in
the range 1 to 5) to /sys/class/backlight/<hardware>/brightness his screen does
not turn on at all. I would like to know if
/sys/class/backlight/<hardware>/actual_brightness is then saying something
different than /sys/class/backlight/<your hardware>/brightness.
> On my computer the backlight goes on as soon as I put 1 to
/sys/class/backlight/<hardware>/brightness, so I cannot reproduce this.
> I hope I'm clear enough :)
Makes sense. I'll get it patched and repost in a couple of hours.
FYI: this where a remote control app like NoMachine comes in handy - you can
issue commands on your tablet (or phone!) and watch what happens on the big
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