[ltp] Display unreliable - W500

Henrique de Moraes Holschuh linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Thu, 7 Nov 2013 11:58:29 -0200

On Thu, 07 Nov 2013, Dmitry Mikhailov wrote:
> Now power the thinkpad on and look. If a part of your test monitor
> lights up immediately upon powerup (it's ok, only a part - as it
> takes more than one CCFL to light the whole screen up) - then it's
> your original thinkpad screen CCFL at fault.

Just replace the inverter. Really.  If that doesn't fix it, keep your brand
new inverter and replace the CCFL.  The inverter is not that expensive, and
it is relatively easy to replace (as opposed to replacing the CCFL).

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh