On Tue, 2007-10-09 at 00:05 +0200, Pavel Machek wrote:
> I played with powertop a bit, and found a fairly interesting failure
> mode. If I boot init=/bin/bash vga=1, I get ~2 wakeups a second, nice.
> When I boot init=/bin/bash vga=791 (vesa framebuffer), most wakeups
> are caused by cursor painting (I should fix that some day, I
> guess). But... the cursor blinking does not even work properly!
> It blinks at normal speed, then (randomly) it blinks slowly, then gets
> back to normal speed, then inserts longer delay.
> The effect is so nice that I thought about youtube ;-). Thinkpad
> x60.. question is, how to debug it?
The cursor blinking is done by software via a timer. It's in
With the latest -rc kernel you can turn off the blinking with
echo 0 > /sys/class/graphics/fbcon/cursor_blink
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