Dim LCD screen on Compaq Aero Contura notebook

Dim LCD screen on Compaq Aero Contura notebook

Post by eljain » Sat, 21 Feb 2004 01:15:34


Hello,

I have several Compaq Aero Conturas, model 4/33 and a couple of them
have very dim screens. The only way I can see anything is to bring
the contrast all the way down. If I bring it up just a little, the
screen becomes very "washed out".
Is the screen going bad? Is there anything that can be fixed? Perhaps
the backlight? Can anyone who has used these share their experiences
on this?


Thanks,

Mike McWhinney
Chief Engineer
elja, Inc.
 
 
 

1. Compaq Contura Aero Frequently Asked Questions

2. Compaq Contura Aero and 2.6

Is there any one who have got 2.6 running succesfully on the Aero?

[...]
hda: 38154MB, CHS=4864/255/63
hda: hda1[EZ1] hda2[EZ2]
[...]
VFS: Cannot open root device "hda3" or unknown-block(3,3)
Please append a correct "root=" boot option
Kernel Panic - not syncin: VFS: unable to mount root fs on
unknown-block(3,3)

I has based my 2.6 config[1], on Uli's 2.4.23 config[2]. The kernel is
2.6.11.11 patched with the BadMEM patch (2.6.11)

Quote from Uli's homepage[3]

I have tried both. It didn't work.

Any ideas how to ignore the EZ-drive BIOS? I haven't been able to find
anything on EZ-drive and 2.6, so I don't know if it is a general problem
with EZ-drive.

My Aero:
Compaq Contura Aero 4/33C
33 mhz
20 mb ram
40 gb hdd
Avaya 802.11b card

[1] http://www.yqcomputer.com/
[2] http://www.yqcomputer.com/
[3] http://www.yqcomputer.com/ #configuring

Best Regards
Asbjn Sloth Tnesen

3. HOWTO: APM + Compaq Contura Aero

4. PCMCIA Contura Aero NIC

5. dim screen in my notebook

6. Z520 flex cable, P910 lcd, K750 lcd, K790 lcd, W700 lcd, w800 lcd, j220 lcd

7. How can I replace a broken notebook LCD screen with another brand

8. putting an amiga into a notebook case and using the LCD screen for viewing......

9. FA:7 Compaq Armada M700 carcasses, good LCD screens!

10. HP Compaq Business Notebook nx9010 - tft screen goes dark just when windows xp pro boots up?

11. Can I help someone in Notebook LCD screen problem?

12. FA:6 Compaq Armada M700 carcasses, good LCD screens!

13. Linux for Compaq Contura with 4MB?

14. 5.3 on a Compaq Contura 410CX

15. simens c62 lcd, simens cl55 lcd, simens c75 lcd, simens cx75 lcd simens ai75 lcd