Count-to-three and shut down

Justin Georgeson jgeorgeson at
Sun Nov 16 05:41:34 UTC 2003

Robert G. (Doc) Savage wrote:
> On Sat, 2003-11-15 at 20:12, Matheesha wrote: 
>>On Sat, 2003-11-15 at 08:31, Kevin Francis wrote:
>>>it's supposed to darken it like that, but not so slowly. it's prolly X
>>>being slow.
>>>On Sat, 2003-11-15 at 14:00, Robert G. (Doc) Savage wrote:
>>>>A few weeks back I noted in the fedora-beta list that, after selecting
>>>>Log Out -> Shut down, my screen darkens in three distinct top-to-bottom
>>>>passes with maybe a 1 second pause between each. At least one other
>>>>Severn user reported seeing the same thing.
>>I am experiencing the same behaviour. I just thought it was the norm and
>>the linux equivalent of the shutdown process as in Windows XP. The
>>graphics card is an ATI Xpert 2000 Pro using the r128 module. Its also a
>>clean install of FC1. Incidentally I noticed this in the FC test3 beta
>>as well. I didn't try the other FC beta releases.
> Kevin,
> With an ATI Rage Mobility 128, I'm also using the r128 module.
> Coincidence? I wonder if anyone _not_ using this module is seeing the
> same behavior...

yes, with both a 3dfx Voodoo2 and an Intel i830M.

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