Random Screen Blank on startup all the Time.

Christopher Stone chris.stone at gmail.com
Tue Jun 1 19:21:29 UTC 2004

try adding acpi=off to your /etc/grub.conf file, for example:

kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.5-1.358 ro root=LABEL=/ quiet vga=ask acpi=off

On Tue, 1 Jun 2004 09:04:25 -0400, Ragone_Andrew <andrag at bergen.org> wrote:
> for me, these are similar but i never can recover [most of the time i cant] I installed i386 on my machine instead of x86_64 to see if it worked better. It doesnt too much. It will run longer without freezing but when it goes black, i cannot use the keyboard. The screen sometimes comes back but then the mouse doesnt click [although it does move].... how could i fix the acpi bug?
> -Andrew
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>         From: Andy Green [mailto:fedora at warmcat.com]
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>         Subject: Re: Random Screen Blank on startup all the Time.
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>         On Tuesday 01 June 2004 10:02, Christopher Stone wrote:
>         > This option is already disabled and it happens to me anyway.  I think
>         > this is actually some kind of ACPI bug in the kernel itself.  I
>         > restarted X today, and again it happend.  3 monitor shutdowns about 20
>         > minutes apart.  After that, everything is back to normal.
>         I also have this here on at least two machines, but I only get one hit of it,
>         it seems exactly 20 minutes after Xorg started.  Usually I am typing or
>         something and I clear it immediately, but if it happens while I was reading
>         something it persists until I move the mouse or hit a key, and it is
>         regardless of how recently a key was pressed or the mouse moved.
>         - -Andy
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