Brightness indicator not showing 100% or below ~30%

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http://crunchbanglinux.org – Lenovo Thinkpad X200sFirst of all, the screen brightness buttons (up = fn+Home, down=fn+End) function just right. No problem there. The actual brightness on my screen goes up and down as it ought to.The only problem is a small nuisance when turning the brightness all the way up or down. For some reason the notification window  (with the nice environmentally friendly cfl bulb even though my screen is LED backlit lol) doesn't "fill" up all the way, nor does it "empty" all the way.The pictures below should help explain what I&# (HowTos)